Pesticide Safety Miniposter: Pest Control Vehicle Safety1

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

Figure 1. Preview image of ENY-2013/IN963
Figure 1.  Preview image of ENY-2013/IN963

Abstract

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.

Download the interactive PDF: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN96300.pdf

Footnotes

1. This document is ENY-2013, 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 manufacturer's label.