Pesticide Safety Miniposter: Pesticide Spill Control
R. W. Baldwin, S. K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J. C. Medley, and P. A. Mitola
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.
This document is ENY-2011, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2012. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edufor the currently supported version of this publication.
About the Authors
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.