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OPIC offers UC ANR pesticide policy trainings

Maria Alfaro, UC IPM pesticide safety education trainer, leads a train the trainer workshop.

The Office of Pesticide Information and Coordination (OPIC) is offering its annual UC ANR pesticide policy update trainings. These trainings are intended for campus, field station and county-based UC ANR personnel who apply experimental pesticides either on UC property or on cooperators' land. It is important for all personnel handling pesticides in research and demonstration settings to attend this training.

Upcoming training dates and locations:

  • March 6, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. – UC Riverside Botanic Gardens Conference Room
  • March 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. – UC Davis Plant and Environmental Sciences Room 3001. Co-scheduled with respirator fit testing done by EH&S (email to schedule). Respirator safety training offered 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
  • March 20, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. – Distance training. Register to receive a link to the online training.

Training at UC Davis is co-scheduled with the EH&S Respirator Fit Test. If you plan to be fit tested, contact Malendia Maccree at UC ANR Environmental Health and Safety ( to schedule a time for your fit test. 

OPIC can reimburse travel for anyone who needs it.

Registration is online only:  Deadline for registration is one week prior to the training. There are no fees for these sessions. Three (3) hours of Laws and Regulations Continuing Education (CE) units will be offered for UC Pesticide Policy Training. If you have any questions, please email OPIC,, or call Lisa Blecker at (530) 750-1251.

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 3:49 PM

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