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Publication #ENY-2013

Pesticide Safety Miniposter: Pest Control Vehicle Safety1

R. W. Baldwin, S. K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J. C. Medley, and P. A. Mitola2

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Do you need to train your employees about vehicle safety while transporting pesticides? This poster introduces safety concepts when transporting pesticides on a vehicle and alerts new pest control technicians to the pest control vehicle regulations of the Florida Department of Agriculture. The poster has quick response (QR) codes linked to short, online videos that take the technicians though six steps of maintaining a safe and legal service vehicle. This poster will serve as a valuable training and refresher tool.

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This document is ENY-2013, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2012. Reviewed September 2015. Visit the EDIS website at


R. W. Baldwin, assistant professor; S. K. (Larrick) Hill, graduate assistant; Philip Koehler, endowed professor; J. C. Medley, communications specialist; Entomology and Nematology Department; and P. A. Mitola, training specialist, FDACS (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services); UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Use pesticides safely. Read and follow directions on manufacturer's label.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.