ISU Extension offers Certified Handlers Program

Posted February 22, 2017 at 5:14 pm

Plymouth County will offer the Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) Wednesday, March 8.

The program will be shown across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

The local attendance site is the Le Mars Convention Center located at 251 12th St. SE in Le Mars.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.

To register or obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Jill Leners at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Plymouth County by calling 712.546.7835 or emailing jleners@iastate.edu.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for certified handlers. Topics to be covered include safe handling and storage of pesticides; personal protective equipment; laws and regulations; and secondary containment requirements.

Additional information and registration forms for this and other courses offered by the PSEP team can be accessed at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/.

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