Pesticide Safety: A Study Manual for Private Applicators - 3rd Edition

· UCANR Publications
12 reviews

About this ebook

This manual covers information essential for anyone using pesticides on California farms, including growers, managers and employees in an easy-to-use format; now with color photographs and illustrations.

Read this book carefully to prepare for the Private Aapplicator Certification test. DPR uses this test to certify farm owners, leaseholders, and managers who may have to purchase restricted materials, as well as farm employees who supervise pesticide handlers or will be training handlers and fieldworkers to work safely around pesticides.

A list of knowledge expectations (descriptions of what you should know after reading the chapter) are given at the beginning of each chapter to guide you as you study. Individual knowledge expectations appear alongside relevant content throughout each chapter, which will help you focus on the information that is most likely to appear on the examination. 

Covers pesticide labels, worker safety (handlers and fieldworkers), how to mix and apply pesticides, calibration, the hazards of pesticide use including heat related illness, and pesticide emergencies. Presents an overview of integrated management principles

An appendix includes sample training forms for pesticide handlers and fieldworkers.

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12 reviews
Mark Griffin
January 30, 2024
Print is fuzzy and difficult to read in single page mode. I ordered a hard copy and ate the $10. If you eyes are good then probably not a problem
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Nathan Lurie
December 28, 2022
hard to read on computer, text is either super poor resolution or very very tiny
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Tim Jolon
February 19, 2024
Only an idiot would’ve restricted this to Google Play
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