WISHA 10 For Agriculture

WISHA 10 for Agriculture training of trainers

Presenter in front of a group in a classroom teaching AG WISHA-10 content

L&I's Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) offers this training course to help seasoned and skilled agriculture personnel to become certified to teach the WISHA 10 for Agriculture 10-hour class.

The WISHA 10 for Agriculture is a no-cost Train-the-Trainer (TOT) Program within the agriculture industry. The participants that successfully complete this course will receive a WISHA 10 Certified Trainer Card and be authorized to conduct the WISHA 10 for Agriculture in the agriculture industry.

Course details

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  • Length of course: 4-day course, with 32 course content hours.
  • Course prerequisites: Application will be required and review will include applicable work experience and training.
  • Intended audience/participants: Seasoned and skilled agriculture personnel with at least five (5) years of agriculture safety and health work or professional experience.
  • Objective: Participants will receive instruction on adult learning principles and presentation skills. All participants will facilitate exercises and present WISHA 10 for Agriculture material to demonstrate their skills and abilities as a WISHA 10 Trainer. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a WISHA 10 for Agriculture Certified Trainer Card and be authorized to conduct WISHA 10 for Agriculture training within the agriculture industry.

Successful participants will be able to do the following:

  • Find the Safety and Health Standards for Agriculture, Chapter 296-307 WAC.
  • Identify the common causes of incidents in hazardous areas of Agriculture.
  • Identify abatement techniques for hazards found in Agriculture. 

This course will be offered at no cost.

Training topics

  • WISHA  and Safety Standards for Agriculture
  • Tractor Safety
  • Accident Prevention Program
  • Hazard Communication Program
  • Machine Guarding
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • ATV Safety
  • Pesticide Safety, Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
  • Orchard Ladders
  • Field Sanitation
  • Outdoor Heat Exposure
  • Preventing Sprains and Strains
  • Industrial Insurance.

Instructional materials

  • Applied adult learning theory using the Tell, Show, Do Feedback model.
  • Using PowerPoint Presentations and video clips.
  • Presentation Handouts.
  • Interactive Exercises.
  • Chapter 307 WAC Safety Standards for Agriculture.

Benefits

  • Safer workplaces, less incidents. The training promotes a culture of safety and health through peer training.
  • DOSH authorized trainers are typically people who have done the hands-on work.
  • Workers will receive a WISHA 10 for Agriculture Certified Trainer Card and Certificate of Completion.
  • Trainers are able to tailor the training topics based on specific needs of their audience.
  • Training is available in English.

Class schedule

No classes are scheduled at this time. Check back or sign up for email updates to see an updated schedule.

This course will be offered in the following L&I service locations or the location may be determined by the sponsor.

  • Moses Lake.
  • Wenatchee
  • Olympia
  • Yakima
  • Kennewick
  • Granger
  • Mt. Vernon
  • Chehalis
  • Mossyrock

Need more information?

See the marketing flyer.

Have questions or concerns?

Please contact:

Fabiola Gonzalez, Program Manager
DOSH Hispanic Outreach Program

Phone: 360-902-5419
Fabiola.Gonzalez@Lni.wa.gov

Edgar Chavez, Industrial Hygienist
DOSH Hispanic Outreach Program
Office: 206-515-2894
Cell: 425-282-2879
Edgar.Chavez@Lni.wa.gov

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