PAT – Pesticide Safety, Labels, & the WPS

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Board of Pesticides Control are pleased to offer a free, virtual recertification training covering pesticide safety, labels, and the Worker Protection Standard on September 27th. Attending earns three recertification credits. The training starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 4:00 pm.

This webinar will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required. Participants will be sent a Zoom link and passcode after registering.

Register here

To earn recertification credits, attendees must pass a quiz after the program.


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm “Pesticide Safety Review” – Kerry Bernard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm “Label Review” – Kerry Bernard, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm “The Worker Protection Standard and BPC Update” – Maine Board of Pesticides Control staff, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry


For questions about credits or certification, contact the BPC at 207.287.2731 or

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact Kerry Bernard at or 207.581.3884 or 800.287.0279 (in Maine). Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered. 

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