Oakland, CA: University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2000 Nov; 1-342
This completely revised edition, published in January 2000, provides detailed information for training employees to select, use, handle, store, and dispose of pesticides safely and properly. The totally revised and updated text covers recent changes to federal and state pesticide laws, including the federal Worker Protection Standard. Like the first edition, emphasis is placed on prevention of groundwater contamination, protection of endangered species and wildlife, and reduction of environmental impact. Recommended Study Guide: This comprehensive publication is the recommended study guide for preparing for the California Department of Pesticide Regulation's pest control advisor and pesticide applicator examinations. It is an essential reference and study tool that applies to agricultural, structural, landscape maintenance, greenhouse and nursery, right-of-way, forest, aquatic, demonstration and research, public health, and regulatory pesticide-use situations. New in the Second Edition The second edition includes: a completely redesigned easy-to-use format review questions, similar to those on the California Department of Pesticide Regulation license exams, at the end of each chapter recommended steps in training workers an explanation of how to comply with pesticide use reporting as required by California law a discussion of recent changes to federal, state, and FIFRA (Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act) laws, including the federal Worker Protection Standard.