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WISHA 10 For Agriculture Certification

WISHA 10 for Agriculture training of trainers certification

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-other-trainers (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.

NOTE: To maintain certification to teach WISHA 10 for Agriculture workers, certified WISHA 10 trainers must teach at least one WISHA 10 for Agriculture worker course per year starting within one year of the date of this card's issuance.

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

All classes are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a 1-hour break allotted for lunch. To apply to take this TOT course, fill out the application form (F417-265-000).

Date and Time Location Registration

Feb. 19-22, 2019
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
3001 W Broadway Ave
Moses Lake WA 98837

Registration is open!
Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

Presented in Spanish

March 11-14, 2019
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Worksource
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Dr.
Union Gap WA 98903

Presented in Spanish

Registration is open!
Deadline:Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Presented in Spanish

May 20-23, 2019
8 a.m. to 5 p.m

WorkSource Northwest
2005 E College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Presented in Spanish

Registration is open!
Deadline:Monday, May 6, 2019


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

Would you like to apply?

WISHA 10 for Agriculture Workers - Training of Trainers Course application (182 KB PDF).

Need more information?

See the marketing flyer.

Have questions or would you like to submit your application via email?

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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