Pesticide Application Safety Committee


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.

Meeting Schedule

The Pesticide Application Safety Committee had intended to hold their third meeting on Monday March 16 in Olympia. However, we are postponing the March 16th meeting due to the demands of the Coronavirus response on the Department of Health. When we are able to reschedule the meeting we will do so. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Past Meetings

December 17, 2019 - 2:30-5:00 pm - View meeting, TVW
Capitol Campus, John L. O'Brien Building, House Hearing Room B
Olympia, WA 98504


October 24, 2019 - 9 am-12 pm - View meeting, TVW
Cherberg Building; SHR #2 227 John A. Cherberg
Olympia, WA 98504


Stay Informed

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