Mountain West PEST (Pesticide Education & Safety Training) offers in-depth, unbiased education for private and commercial pesticide applicators, technicians, handlers and workers. Mountain West PEST provides a variety of pesticide safety education and safety training options.
Mountain West PEST provides Colorado's Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators with Colorado Department of Agriculture approved Continuing Education Credits both core and category. Learn more.
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a very complex regulation. Mountain West PEST provides Employer Compliance Assistance, Train-the-Trainer and Worker or Handler Training. Learn more.
Mountain West PEST is pleased to offer private courses for small groups at your location. Training preparation and delivery is time-consuming. Outsourcing with Mountain West PEST is a cost-effective and sensible approach to meeting your training needs. You can choose a training solution that matches your learning style and schedule. It is important that these courses be arranged well in advance as the schedule fills up quickly. Please call or email Sandra at 970-266-9573 or Sandra@MountainWestPEST.com to schedule a course at your location!
About Mountain West PEST
Mountain West PEST was founded by Sandra McDonald in 2009. Prior to establishing Mountain West PEST, Sandra was the Environmental and Pesticide Education Specialist at Colorado State University. She worked for thirteen (13) years at Colorado State University where she was involved in specialty crop pesticide research in addition to her role as a pesticide safety educator. Sandra also has extensive teaching experiences in pesticide safety, pesticide applicator exposure, pest management and pesticides in the environment. She is an active member of the Western Society of Weed Science and the Rocky Mountain Agribusiness Association. Sandra was the Organizing Chair of the Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge 2017.
Colorado Department of Agriculture requires that all unlicensed pesticide technicians who work for Commercial, Limited Commercial, Public Applicators be verifiably trained yearly. Learn more.