In 2019 the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Substitute Bill 5550 establishing a Pesticide Application Safety Committee chaired jointly by the Washington State Departments of Health and Agriculture. It also formed a Pesticide Application Safety Advisory Workgroup. Learn more, 2018 report to the Legislature - Pesticide Application Safety Report (PDF).
Committee members include:
Purpose of Committee
The committee will develop recommendations for improving the safety of pesticide application, Committee Charter (PDF) The following topics will be addressed.