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Chapter Six - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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Which statement is TRUE about PPE as required by the label?
A. You should not wear more PPE than the label requires.
B. Sometimes a label has different PPE requirements for pesticide handlers and early-entry workers.
C. You are not required to wear all the PPE listed on the label.
D. Wearing the PPE listed on the label ensures that you will not be exposed to pesticides.
B. Sometimes a label has different PPE requirements for pesticide handlers and early-entry workers
Which statement is TRUE about PPE chemical resistance?
A. The ability of a given material to protect an individual from a pesticide product is largely a function of the type of solvent used to formulate the pesticide product.
B. Cloth is easy to clean after it becomes contaminated with a pesticide, or it can be inexpensively disposed of after each use.
C. Cotton, leather, and canvas are chemically resistant to dry formulations.
D. Gloves, boots, aprons, and suits made of runner or plastic are the least chemically resistant.
A. The ability of a given material to protect an individual from a pesticide product is largely a function of the type of solvent used to formulate the pesticide product
If a pesticide label states that you must wear gloves based on guidelines in Chemical Resistance Category D, which materials provide the best protection from the pesticide?
A. Nitrile rubber or neoprene rubber.
B. Natural rubber or polyethylene.
C. Polyvinyl chloride or vitron.
D. Barrier laminate or butyl rubber.
D. Barrier laminate or butyl rubber
Which parts of the body are the most likely to be exposed to pesticides?
A. The hands and forearms.
B. The feet and legs.
C. The chest and forearms.
D. The eyes and lungs.
A. The hands and forearms
According to the Worker Protection Standard, what must the pesticide handler have access to if the label requires goggles for eye protection?
A. A full face shield to cover the goggles.
B. An eyewash dispenser.
C. A half-face respirator.
D. A full-face respirator.
B. An eyewash dispenser
According to EPA criteria, what type of respirator must you wear when applying liquid pesticide products from Toxicity Class 1?
A. Use a NIOSH-approved respirator with any N, R, P, or 100 series prefilter.
B. Use a NIOSH-approved respirator with an organic vapor (OV) cartridge or canister with an N, R, P, or 100 series prefilter.
C. Use an air-supplying respirator (NIOSH TC-19C)
D. Use a self-contained breathing apparatus (NIOSH TC-13F)
B. Use a NIOSH-approved respirator with an organic vapor (OV) cartridge or canister with an N, R, P, or 100 series prefilter
What is the purpose of the fit check?
A. To select the right size respirator for the user.
B. To make sure you have a tight-fitting seal with no leakages each time you use the respirator.
C. To see if you can taste or smell any substance leaking into the mask.
D. To measure respirator fit by comparing the dust concentration in the surrounding air with the dust concentration inside the respirator.
B. To make sure you have a tight-fitting seal with no leakages each time you use the respirator
Which is TRUE about disposable PPE?
A. Inexpensive disposable may be a good choice for brief pesticide-handling activities.
B. Non-woven coveralls and hoods are usually designed to be worn for 7 workdays.
C. Dust/mist masks, prefilters, canisters, and filtering and vapor-removing cartridges can be cleaned and reused three or four times before disposing of them.
D. Chemical-resistant gloves, footwear, and aprons that are labeled as disposable are designed to be worn three or four times before disposing of them.
A. Inexpensive disposables may be a good choice for brief pesticide-handling activities
Which statement is TRUE about washing contaminated PPE?
A. Wash a full load of PPE items at a time.
B. Use cold water and one wash cycle.
C. Use only very short wash cycles.
D. After washing the items, run the washer through at least one additional entire cycle without clothing.
D. After washing the items, run the washer through at least one additional entire cycle without clothing
Which statement is TRUE about respirator maintenance?
A. Respirator cartridges must be stored in an airtight bag or they lose their effectiveness.
B. Inspect respirators twice each year for signs of wear and tear.
C. After use, prefilters should be stored in a zip-closeable bag with canisters and cartridges.
D. Use a substitute canister or cartridge if you cannot find the replacement part for your respirator.
A. Respirator cartridges must be stored in an airtight bag or they lose their effectiveness
Sets found in the same folder
Chapter One - Pest Management
Chapter Two - Federal Pesticide Laws
Chapter Three - Pesticide Labeling
Chapter Four - Pesticide Formulations
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