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Statewide IPM Program, University of California

Events and workshops

UC IPM provides opportunities for additional learning in the form of presentations, conferences, workshops and hands-on training. Additional educational materials, including videos, DVDs, books, and leaflets, are available in the Publications section. Check the Online training page for online interactive learning opportunities.

UC IPM staff member Jim Stapelton shows a group of Spanish-speaking vineyard workers how to use a dissecting microscope to identify a powdery mildew.

Pesticide safety trainings

Instructor Training Workshops 2018

Participants who complete this training will become qualified to provide pesticide safety training to fieldworkers and pesticide handlers, as required by California state regulations and the EPA revised Worker Protection Standard. Train-the-Trainer instruction and materials are funded in part by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).

2018 Training Registration

Our staff is working diligently to set up trainings in different locations and prepare for the registration process.  Want to know when registration opens?  Please fill out the Training Needs Survey and you will be added to the training mailing list. You will receive notification of upcoming trainings once the schedule has been set and registration opens.

Capacitaciones de Seguridad de Pesticidas

Capacitación de Instructores 2018

Los participantes en este programa serán calificados para entrenar a los trabajadores de campo y a los aplicadores de pesticidas, como es requerido por las regulaciones del estado de California, he incluso el Estándar de Protección del Trabajador revisado por EPA. La instrucción y materiales para esta capacitación son financiados en parte por el Departamento de Regulaciones de Pesticidas de California (DPR).

Registración para Capacitación en 2018

Nuestro equipo está por finalizar el programa. ¿Quiere ser notificado cuando se abra la registración? Por favor llene ésta encuesta y se le añade a la lista de correo de formación. Usted recibirá una notificación de las próximas capacitaciones para registrarse.

Resources for Trainers

Training Kit

Designed to make training easy to prepare and deliver in an effective manner so employees learn how to protect themselves on the job. Each module teaches to the DPR required topics so you know you are covering the most important information. The kit contains training material in English and Spanish. Please go to the purchasing link to view specific kit content.

Fieldworker Training Kit available for purchase.

Kit de Instructores

Diseñado para facilitar la preparación y entrega de manera efectiva de modo que los empleados aprendan a protegerse a sí mismos en el trabajo. Cada módulo enseña a los requisitos de DPR así está seguro de que cubre la información más importante. El kit contiene materiales en Inglés y Español. Vea el enlace de compra para ver el contenido específico del kit.

“Kit” de Instructores de Trabajadores de venta.

WPS Handout

Summary of Federal Worker Protection Standard (WPS) changes
Download PDF.

Resumen de los cambios al Estándar Federal de Protección del Trabajador (WPS por sus siglas en inglés)
Descargue el PDF.

IPM seminars

Weed Management Expos for School Sites


Date:  6/19/18 (Long Beach), 6/22/18 (Dixon)
Location:  Long Beach and Dixon

The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has organized school-specific Weed Management Expos for educational facilities staff, school-affiliated contractors, and other interested community members. Topics will include: practical application of saturated steam at school sites, county laws, regulations, and pesticide use at school sites, landscape pest prevention, and turf management.

For more information and to register, contact Cheryl Wilen.

DPR Training

See the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for: