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Principles of safe handling and application of pesticides.

Date: 14th March 2022

Location: Red Stag Training, R2 Moat Park, Framlingham Road, Earl Soham, Woodbridge, IP13 7SR

Use pesticides safely and confidently

Overview:

Pesticides are widely used in agriculture and horticulture, But they can be potentially harmful substances, so a thorough appreciation of safe working practices is vital.

Our course is tailor-made for people responsible for the storage, handling and application of pesticides.

It will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety legislation, enabling you to work with pesticides effectively.

The finer details

We’ll guide you through the key elements of using pesticides safely and with confidence.

You’ll learn about key legislation, keeping clear records and understanding product labels.

Safely storing, transporting and disposing of pesticides are also covered.

Important protection issues – for both you and the environment – form a major part of the course.

Course sessions:

  • Definitions
  • Consequences of not using or handling pesticides safely
  • Legislation that affects pesticides use
  • Pesticide product labels
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe storage and transport of pesticides
  • Environmental factors
  • Disposal of pesticides and containers
  • Dealing with accidents
  • Keeping pesticide records.

one days training followed by online assessment

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