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Emergency Assistance under the Current WPS

Employers at agricultural establishment must provide emergency assistance to anyone who is or has been employed as a worker or handler on their farm, forest, nursery or greenhouse if there is reason to believe that the worker or handler has been poisoned or injured by a pesticide used on the agricultural establishment, such as through application, spills, splashes, drift or contact with pesticide residues.


Employers must make emergency transportation available to take the worker or handler to an emergency medical facility able to provide treatment from:

Employers can "make transportation available" by:

Emergency Information

Employers must provide to the worker or handler or to treating medical personnel, promptly upon request, any obtainable information on:

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