271559 Update on EPA's Worker Protection Program

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Jim Jones, MA , Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
The acting assistant administrator of the U.S. EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention will present information on his agency's worker protection programs with respect to pesticide, toxic chemical, and pollution prevention laws.

Learning Areas:
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: (1) list at least two of EPA initiatives related to its pesticide worker protection standard; and (2) describe at least one practice or opportunity for federal, inter-agency collaboration on worker health and safety.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the acting assistant administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and responsible for the worker protection program.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.