OSHA Standards

Understanding OSHA's Agricultural Standards & Exemptions
This presentation takes a practical look at the exemption status, how it is defined and where it affects various segments of production agriculture. This program is designed for workers in production agriculture, worksite managers and supervisors, agricultural business owners and those involved in family farming or ranching.

Participants will be able to: 
  •  Identify OSHA standards specific to agriculture 
  • Identify General Industry OSHA standards that should be considered in agriculture
  • Understand OSHA exemption
  • Differentiate between federal OSHA, state OSHA, NIOSH, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and WPS (Worker Protection Standard)
  • Locate resources to aid in OSHA standards compliance.