WISHA 10 For Agriculture Certification

WISHA 10 Training of Trainers for Agriculture 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 Training-of-Trainer (TOT) for Agriculture is a no-cost certification for the Agriculture industry. Participants who 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 (1) WISHA 10 for Agriculture worker course per year starting within 1 year of the date of this card's issuance.

Course details

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  • Length of course: 5-day course, with 40 hours of instruction.
  • Course prerequisites:
    • At least five (5) years of agriculture safety and health work or professional experience;
    • A valid WISHA 10 for Agriculture Workers card
    • Applicants are required to submit a complete WISHA 10 ToT application form.
  • Course description: Participants integrate instruction on adult learning principles and essential safety and health topics relevant to the agriculture industry. Each participant will facilitate exercises and present WISHA 10 for Agriculture content to demonstrate their skills and abilities as a WISHA 10 Trainer. Training materials will be provided. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a WISHA 10 for Agriculture Certified Trainer Card, valid for 5 years and will be authorized to conduct WISHA 10 for Agriculture trainings within the agriculture industry.

Successful participants will be able to:

  • Effectively instruct on WISHA 10 for Agriculture
  • Reference the Safety and Health Standards for Agriculture, Chapter 296-307 WAC.
  • Identify the common causes of incidents in hazardous areas of Agriculture.
  • Identify principles for eliminating and reducing hazards in Agriculture. 
  • Influence the Change of the Safety Culture in Agriculture

Training topics

  • Introduction to WISHA Act and Safety Standards for Agriculture
  • Tractor Safety
  • Accident Prevention
  • Hazard Communication
  • Machine Guarding
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • ATV Safety
  • Pesticide Safety, Worker Protection Standard (WPS)
  • Confined Space
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Orchard Ladders
  • Field Sanitation
  • Outdoor Heat Exposure
  • Ergonomics - Preventing Sprains and Strains
  • Industrial Insurance

Instructional materials

  • Participants will receive a full set of hardcopy and electronic files of WISHA 10 for Agricultural workers curriculum, that includes:
  • Notes on applied adult learning theory using the Tell, Show, Do Feedback model
  • PowerPoint slideshows and video clips
  • Presentation Handouts
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Chapter 307 WAC Safety Standards for Agriculture

Class schedule

All classes are held from 8 a.m. to 5:00 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

December 9-13, 2019
8 a.m. to 5 p.m

Kennewick L&I Office
4310 W 24th Ave
Kennewick, WA 99338

Registration is now open!

Deadline: December 2, 2019

January 27-31, 2020
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Moses Lake L&I Office
3001 W. Broadway Ave
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Registration is now open!

Deadline: January 22, 2020

March 2-6, 2020
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WorkSource
1205 Ahtanum Ridge Dr.
Union Gap, WA 98903

Registration is now open!

Deadline: February 25, 2020

March 16-20, 2020
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

East Wenatchee L&I Office
519 Grant Rd
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Registration is now open!

Deadline: March 10, 2020


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 for Trainers (TOT) course application (F417-265-000)

Need more information?

WISHA 10 for Agriculture Training of Trainers (TOT) marketing flyer (F416-148-000)

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

Please email WISHA10@lni.wa.gov or call us at 360-902-5419.

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