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Contact Us

Laurie George
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
ljgeorge@illinois.edu

Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market

Worker Protection Standards

  • Farm worker Protection Standard Factsheet
    The Environmental Protection Agency has revised the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standard regulation to increase protection from pesticide exposure for the nation’s two million agricultural workers and their families. These changes will afford farmworkers similar health protections that are already afforded to workers in other industries while taking into account the unique working environment of many agricultural jobs.

  • Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Comparison Chart
    This table summarizes key provisions in the EPA’s previous WPS regulation and the 2015 revisions.