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January 30, 2002   ENF 2002-006
County Agricultural Commissioners  



The Enforcement Branch's regional offices, in conjunction with the Worker Health and Safety Branch, have developed a Pesticide Episode Investigation Improvement Training to meet the U.S. EPA Worker Protection Program work plan for fiscal year 2001/02. The purpose of this training is to improve Pesticide Episode Investigation Reports.

The Training Liaison Committee plans on conducting eight training sessions throughout the state to train the county agricultural commissioners' staff as follows:

San Diego Area
February 26, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
San Diego County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
5555 Overland Avenue, Building 3, San Diego

Los Angeles Area
March 11, 2002
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
12300 Lower Azusa Road, Arcadia

Santa Barbara Area
March 12, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
263 Camino Del Remedio, Santa Barbara

Monterey Area
March 18, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
1428 Abbott Street, Salinas

Alameda Area
March 19, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Alameda County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
224 W. Winton Ave., Room 184, Hayward
Redding Area
April 4, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Shasta County Library Conference Room
1855 Shasta Street, Redding

Fresno Area
April 9, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fresno County Agricultural Commissioner's Office
1730 S. Maple Avenue, Fresno
Sacramento Area
April 12, 2002
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
University of California Cooperative Extension Office
4145 Branch Center Road, Room 34, Sacramento

If you, or appropriate members of your staff, would like to attend any of these training sessions, please contact the senior Pesticide Use Specialist serving your county to confirm your attendance.

Please note that the Department of Pesticide Regulation will not reimburse county staff expenses incurred for this training. Seats are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Original Signature by:
Scott T. Paulsen, Chief
Pesticide Enforcement Branch
(916) 324-4100


cc:  Mr. Daniel J. Merkley, Agricultural Commissioner Liaison
      Mr. Chuck Andrews, Chief
      Mr. Mostafa Chrichi, Senior Pesticide Use Specialist

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