Last time we explored what to do if we were exposed to a pesticide by learning about the First Aid section. Great, I know how to deal with exposure. Now I wont to figure out how to prevent it. Said another way “How Do I Keep It Off Me?” ... READ MORE
Help I Got Pesticide In My Eye!
First, don’t panic! Although no one ever thinks it could happen to them, it is possible to get pesticides into your eyes. When it comes to pesticide exposure, there are few that can cause concern more than ... READ MORE
Sunglasses as PPE?
Many who work outside as part of their job with pesticides understand the benefit of sunglasses. They can help prevent headaches caused by squinting, reduce glare while driving, and polarized lenses can help see into the ... READ MORE
To Hat or Not to Hat, That is the Question.
It is common to see pesticide technicians in hats, particularly logoed ballcaps. They are practical for keeping the sun off while providing visibility for the company logo. The more worn in a hat ... READ MORE
The only effective personal protective equipment (PPE), is the one that is worn. It is not only a legal requirement to wear the PPE as described in a pesticides label, but good practice for protecting yourself from pesticide exposure. Making ... READ MORE