2020 Pesticide Storage, Disposal and Container Recycling
This course covers the principles of pesticide storage, including the storage structure, location and configuration. It discusses spill prevention and management strategies as well as fire preparedness. Disposal is introduced as a method for handling products that were stored incorrectly or no longer needed, since they are hazardous wastes. Lastly, proper handling of emptied containers is discussed, reviewing the importance of triple or pressure rinsing plastic containers and participating in a plastic pesticide container recycling program.
1 Credit approved in the following states: Alaska, Arizona(AG), Delaware (PA), Idaho, Montana (10,39,56a,b,c,60), Nevada (laws), New Mexico, North Carolina (G01), Oregon (core), Tennessee (All Categories), Utah, Washington.
1.5 Credits: South Carolina, Wyoming.
2 Credits approved following states: Maryland (Core), Pennsylvania (00), and West Virginia (1,10,13DE,2,3,4AB,6,7,8ABE).