All pesticide applicators should know basic safety and handling rules for pesticide use. The purpose of this training is to provide the applicator or operators with a working knowledge, at a minimum, of the following information: Proper use of application equipment; Hazards that may be involved in applying pesticides; Instructions for mixing pesticides used in particular circumstances; Protective clothing & safety equipment required during the handling & application of pesticides; General precautions to be followed in the disposal of containers, as well as the cleaning and decontamination of equipment; Applicable State/Federal pesticide laws & regulations; Understand/correctly interpret label and labeling information; Understand principles of Integrated Pest Management.
The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity educator and employer. UNH, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and New Hampshire counties cooperating. Our programs and policies are consistent with pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. To file a UNH or UNHCE discriminatory harassment complaint, use the Incident Report Form or call 603-862-2930. To file a USDA program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form or call 866-632-9992.
If you need an accommodation to participate in our programming, please contact email@example.com, 603-836-4934 prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to meet your needs, including language access services if requested, which will be provided free of charge.
A fee is charged for this Extension program to cover costs. A limited number of scholarships are available to individuals unable to pay.