PROFESSION SHEET : PLANT HEALTH PRODUCT RISKS – PESTICIDES SPRAY SUITS
10 September 2018
he uses of pesticides (or phytopharmaceutical) can create a security risk for the user. This guide brings a protection solution for every stage of phytosanitary treatments.PROFESSION SHEET : PLANT HEALTH PRODUCT RISKS – PESTICIDES SPRAY SUITS.pdf
The use of plant health (or plant protection) products may involve risks for the user. Pesticides spray suits is important at every stage during: preparation, application and clean up. Throughout these different processes, it is advisable to adapt your disposable clothing according to the risks incurred. For optimum protection, a type 3 (splash-proof sealing) or type 4 (spray-proof sealing) coverall must be worn.
STEP 1- PREPARATION
This phase consists of preparing the mixture and filling the sprayer. Slashing risks are important when handling chemical powders or granules or pouring chemical liquids.
Suitable pesticides spray suits: WEEJET – Category 3 Type 3
STEP 2 – APPLICATION
The protection of the operator during treatment relies mainly on the type of spray (high, medium or low).
Medium or low spray • Cabine sprayer • Back sprayer: Suitable product: WEEPRO MAX GREEN – Category 3 Type 4
Medium spraying • Pneumatic sprayer without cabin • Atomizer without cabin: Suitable product: WEEJET – Category 3 Type 3
STEP 3 CLEANING PHASE
The operation consists in rinsing tanks, spray bars and nozzles, as well as the sprayer frame after each use. The risk of skin contamination is high (splashes of contaminated water and aerosols).
Suitable product: WEEJET – Category 3 Type 3
PESTICIDES SPRAY SUITS : Fields of activity subject to plant health product risks:
ARBORICULTURE – VITICULTURE – HORTICULTURE – MARKET GARDENING – FIELD CROPS
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