Class focus – pest controlThe following links are provided to promote workplace safety and to assist in locating materials that may aid in the continued development of your health and safety program.
Avoid heat illness with water, rest, and shade
Hazards to outdoor workers
Heat stress – recommendations
Lockout/tagout OSHA fact sheet
OSHA compliance for pest management professionals
OSHA’s recordkeeping rule: who is required to keep records and who is exempt
Personal protective equipment fact sheet
Personal protective equipment hazard assessment
Pest control - hazard datasheet on occupation
Pesticide worker safety packet
Respiratory protective devices for pest control
Respiratory protection for occupational users of pesticides
Rodents, snakes, and insects – quick card
Small business safety and health handbook
Steps to an effective hazard communication program for employers that use hazardous chemicals
Working safely with electricity
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