This presentation takes a practical look at the exemption status, how it is defined and where it affects various segments of production agriculture. This program is designed for workers in production agriculture, worksite managers and supervisors, agricultural business owners and those involved in family farming or ranching.
Participants will be able to:
Identify OSHA standards specific to agriculture
Identify General Industry OSHA standards that should be considered in agriculture
Understand OSHA exemption
Differentiate between federal OSHA, state OSHA, NIOSH, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and WPS (Worker Protection Standard)
Locate resources to aid in OSHA standards compliance.