This section addresses pesticide sprays and the hazardous, and injury associated with improper handling and application.
Spotting potential hazards is of utmost importance, always use chemicals in accordance with the manufacturer’s labels as well as consulting its material safety data sheets (MSDSs).
Assess the effectiveness of protective equipment, decanting, spray and wash down procedures, operator training and safe practices. One should also evaluate the risk of contamination and the severity of harmful effects to the operator.
- check spray equipment
- ensuring safe handling
- use protective equipment
- operator training and awareness
- supervise new/young workers…