The Agricultural Labor Skills and Safety Program exists to increase agricultural workers’ skills and provide health and safety training opportunities.

Services

The Agricultural Labor Skills and Safety Program provides funding through an annual contract with one community-based organization. Funds provide:

  • Development and implementation of an agricultural skills program and provide health and safety training to Washington agricultural workers.
  • Marketing and outreach to agricultural workers to increase the number of skilled workers.

Strategic Goal

Mobilize and enhance local assets that strengthen a community’s ability to meet the economic and social needs of Washington’s families, workers and employers.

Statutory Authority

Substitute House Bill 1127, Chapter 68, Laws of 2015

Agency Representative

Agency Representative
Joyce Beebe
Program Manager
360.725.4143
joyce.beebe@commerce.wa.gov