By Michael F. Waxman
World wide, there are an unlimited array of agricultural insecticides and chemical substances used to cast off pests and to guard wellbeing and fitness, nutrients, and fiber. The secure dealing with, utilization, and disposal of those chemical compounds and insecticides is of important significance. The Agrochemical and insecticides protection guide serves as a box source at the dangers of those insecticides and chemicals.
Providing info on greater than 500 insecticides and a hundred agricultural chemical compounds, this informative instruction manual publications the reader in choosing right respiration safeguard, chemical protecting garments, and garage tools. The textual content additionally instructs clients on right reaction strategies for fires, spills, and different incidents related to those chemical compounds.
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Inform workers and handlers where the information is posted and permit them access. 3. Display emergency information, which must include the name, telephone number, and address of the nearest emergency medical facility. 4. Keep the posted information legible. B. 2). This training should: • use written and/or audiovisual materials • use EPA WPS training materials • use only certified pesticide applicators to conduct training. C. DECONTAMINATION SITES 1. Establish a decontamination site within 1/4 mile of all workers and handlers.
Some general statements appear on the label of almost all pesticides; for example, most labels warn not to contaminate water when you apply or dispose of pesticides. The label will contain specific precautionary statements if the pesticide poses a specific hazard to the environment. Some examples are: • “This product is toxic to fish, birds, and other wildlife. ” • “This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment or residues on blooming crops or weeds. ” These statements alert you to the special hazards that the use of the products may pose.
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Agrochemical Pesticide Safety Handbook by Michael F. Waxman