Images of people with masks in an agricultural setting.

 Jan. 16, 2018

Registration 8:30 a.m.
Program 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center
Conference Center
28115 Meadowbrook Road
Novi, MI 48377

Scratching your head about how to comply with new and revised Worker Protection Standards (WPS) regulations? Are you prepared for the three new WPS requirements that go into effect on Jan. 2, 2018? Craig Anderson, Michigan Farm Bureau, will explain which standards apply, how to comply, and will discuss OSHA Right-to-Know. Dr. Melissa Millerick-May, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, will discuss hazard communication program development and respirator selection. But wait, there’s more! There will be annual respirator fit-testing! Sign-up today!***. Also, attendees are eligible for 8 hours of Michigan pesticide re-certification credits.

Registration Cost
Pre-Registration (Ends Jan. 2, 2018): $40
Normal and On-Site Registration: $60 
Cancellation Fee after Jan. 9, 2018: $20

Registration includes lunch, morning and afternoon snack, and handouts.

*If you wish to receive a respirator fit-test, please have a medical evaluation conducted by a physician or licensed health care professional (PLHCP) prior to the meeting. Please bring appropriate documentation to the meeting.

**3M Online Respirator Medical Evaluation (https://www.respexam.com/) provides an immediate medical evaluation of respirator wearers for compliance with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard — 29CFR1910.134. It can be used for all brands of respirators and is available in English and Spanish. In addition, the 3M Online Respirator Medical Evaluation System's data tracking capabilities will make it a valuable component of your Respiratory Protection Program.

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Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

Please contact W. Garrett Owen, Eastern Michigan Floriculture and Greenhouse Outreach Specialist, at 248-347-0269, Ext. 202, wgowen@msu.edu for more information and registration information.