EPA has proposed revisions to the Agency’s  pesticide exposure Worker Protection Standard. EPA’s has proposed changes in worker training regarding the safe usage of pesticides, including how to prevent and effectively treat pesticide exposure. EPA’s proposed changes also cover workers and others near treated fields. In addition, EPA has proposed that children under 16 be legally barred from handling all pesticides, with an exemption for family farms. Click here for more information on the EPA’s Proposed Worker Protection Standard.