EPA Proposes New Pesticide Rules to Protect Workers


Cinnaminson, NJ – WEBWIRE – Friday, March 21, 2014
EMSL Analytical, Inc.ís North America Locations
EMSL Analytical, Inc.ís North America Locations

Last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS).† The aim of the proposed changes is to increase protection from pesticide exposure for the nationís two million agricultural workers and their families.

According to the EPA, the proposed changes to the Agricultural Worker Protection Standard include:

ďThese proposed changes would provide additional layers of protection for not only farm workers, but also the public through no-entry buffer zones and new signage requirements,Ē said Vincent M. Daliessio, CIH, Project Manager at EMSL Analytical, Inc.† ďAt EMSL, we provide pesticide testing services for air, soil and water, as well as pesticide residue testing services on food products to help prevent unnecessary exposure to these chemicals.† EMSLís Products Division also provides access to personal protective equipment such as respirators and masks, replacement filters, and disposable suits and gloves for the protection of workers using pesticides.Ē

To learn more about pesticide testing services and personal protective equipment, please visit www.EMSL.com, call (800) 220-3675 or email info@EMSL.com .

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of food, environmental, and materials testing services and products to government agencies, industry professionals and the general public.†The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies.


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