901:5-11-19 Pesticide safety for agricultural workers and handlers.

(A) The department of agriculture adopts the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard, (WPS) found in 40 C.F.R. 170(1992), as the pesticide safety standard for Ohio.

(B) The standard applies to all agricultural workers and handlers working with, in, or around pesticides, as defined in the WPS.

(C) Any exemptions or exceptions found in the WPS apply to this rule.

Effective: 08/12/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/02/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 921.16
Rule Amplifies: 921.16