Pesticide Safety Miniposter: Pesticide Spill Control1

R. W. Baldwin, S. K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J. C. Medley, and P. A. Mitola 2

Figure 1. Preview image of ENY-2011/IN961
Figure 1.  Preview image of ENY-2011/IN961

Abstract

This poster acquaints new pest control technicians with proper procedures to manage an unscheduled pesticide release. The poster has quick response (QR) codes that direct a smartphone to online videos highlighting the steps of cleaning up a pesticide spill site, beginning with controlling the spill and ending with decontamination of the site. This poster will serve as a valuable training tool for new technicians and a refresher tool for pesticide applicators.

Download the interactive PDF: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN96100.pdf

Footnotes

1. This document is ENY-2011, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2012. Reviewed September 2018. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.
2. R. W. Baldwin, assistant professor; S. K. (Larrick) Hill, graduate assistant; Philip Koehler, endowed professor; J. C. Medley, communications specialist; Department of Entomology and Nematology; 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 the manufacturer's label.

Publication #ENY-2011

Date: 2018-09-24
Entomology and Nematology

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  • Rebecca Baldwin