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Chapter 10 Protecting Yourself
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explain how PPE reduces the hazard associated with pesticide use.
wearing PPE greatly reduces your dermal inhalation and exposure to pesticides.
list precautions you should take in addition to wearing PPE to reduce your exposure to pesticides.
never eat drink or smoke while handing pesticides that might leave to or exposure wash your hands after handling pesticides take a shower at the end of the day use common sense.
explain who is covered by the Hazardous communication.
the hazard communication standard is designed to protect employees who handle or use hazardous chemicals including pesticides in the workplace with the exception of farmers covers all employers with one or more employees.
explain what features make an effective PPE. Also explain how those features might reduce worker acceptance of PPE.
to be effective PPE must be chemical resistant or otherwise able to keep pests away from your body. Resistance to punctures or tears under normal conditions of use. Well sealed at seams and comfortable enough that people will accept it.
recognize that no material is resistant to all chemicals and that some are not resistant to any.
the thicker the barrier the better the protection but also the hotter and more uncomfortable it is for users of the PPE.
outline how to properly use PPE such as work clothes spray units and eye protection.
wear clothes wear long-sleeve shirt long trousers shoe socks before you work with pesticides make sure they're clean dry and free of holes and tears. coveralls to cover your entire body except your feet head and hands they may be disposable or reusable you wear them several times until the contamination. Spray suits provide added protection cuz their chemical resistant and Warren instead of coveralls put it protects your head and neck from sprays
describe the types of gloves to wear when handling pesticides and how to wear them.
where online chemical resistant gloves whenever Hanley pass says container to pass Tides contaminate equipment do not wear cotton leather canvas they will absorb and make sure once you take off your gloves wash your hands.
discuss and describe the common types of respirators you might use.
there are two types of respirators air-purifying are supplying the most common Styles recommended on pesticide labels are dust in Miss respirators and Vapor removal respirators. these will not give you are but they will clean the air around you. n i o s h respirators are the ones that meet a certain standard Dustin Miss respirators remove dust particles in spray mist from contaminated air as well pass through the fabric 95.0% it will filter out the Airborne particles.
explain the importance of fitting a respirator and how often a person should do so.
it's important to wear respirator into fit test it you should do it all the time even if it's already been fitted on you and then you should also do it once a year for sure.
describe how to wash and then discard PPE.
watch your clothes separately from regular clothes. pre-rinse your clothing. Let them air-dry. Do not use water saving features. Respirators you want to check for any Warner missing parts on the face piece tears and strap you want to disinfect them and then let him leave me out to dry you want to get ready clothes and Footwear should be washed with detergent before moving.
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