4oiGIFNEIEJJVCBEZXRlY3Rpb24=
Worker Protection Program - Employer of Agricultural Workers Checklist | South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Worker Protection Program - Employer of Agricultural Workers Checklist

I am the current owner or manager of a farm, ranch, forest, greenhouse or nursery where agricultural plants are grown and either employ persons (other than my immediate family) to perform tasks such as pesticide handling, harvesting weeding, watering, or any other tasks relater to the production of agricultural plants. When I use or contract for the use of a pesticide I insure that I provide safety and emergency assistance information at a central location accessible to all persons I employ.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

Anyone that handles pesticides or works on my farm, ranch, forest, nursery, or greenhouse (including myself) has been properly trained regarding pesticide safety and use.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I have provided anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) a place where soap, water, and single use towels, change of clothes, and an eye-wash is provided (Decontamination Site).

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I have provided anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) a means of transportation to a medical facility or means to contact emergency vehicles in case of an emergency.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I insure that anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) applies pesticides in a manner that does not allow pesticides to contact others by any means, including drift.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I insure that anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) has access to product labeling and have been provided information relating to safe use, first-aid, and environmental precautions

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I insure that anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) has been provided with instructions for safe use, repair, and adjustment of equipment.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

As an employer of pesticide handlers, I insure that anyone that handles pesticides employed by my business (including myself) has been provided with all personal protective equipment required by the product label and that all equipment is in satisfactory condition.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

When anyone (including myself) within my organization is applying a pesticide that carries a skull and crossbones symbol on the product label I insure that someone is in either voice or sight contact with the applicator at least every two (2) hours.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable

When anyone (including myself) within my organization is applying a fumigant in a greenhouse that carries a skull and crossbones symbol on the product label I insure that someone is in constant voice or sight contact with the applicator.

 Yes
  No
  Not Applicable