ERIC Number: ED120426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Principles of Pesticide Use, Handling, and Application: Instructional Modules for Vocational Agriculture Education. Teacher Manual.
Ellis Associates, Inc., College Park, MD.
The training package is designed to present the basic principles of pesticide use, handling, and application. Included in this package is information on Federal laws and regulations, personal safety, environmental implications, storage and disposal considerations, proper application procedures, and fundamentals of pest management. Successful completion of these training modules will equip the student with the basic requirements for private applicator pesticide certification as identified by Federal laws. The 11 training modules cover the following areas: an introduction; pests; environmental protection; pesticides; labels and labeling; personal safety and first aid; safety before, during, and following application; formulation and application; equipment and its use; disposal and storage; and recordkeeping and liability. Each unit is planned for one or more lesson or class period and includes behavioral objectives, suggested activities for teacher and student, information sheets, assignments sheets, visual aids, tests and test answers. (Author/BP)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Safety, Agricultural Supplies, Behavioral Objectives, Certification, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Disease Control, Federal Legislation, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Learning Activities, Pesticides, Unit Plan, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticide Programs.
Authoring Institution: Ellis Associates, Inc., College Park, MD.
Note: Some of the reproductions of pesticide labels will not reproduce in microfiche