ERIC Number: ED152569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Principles of Pesticide Use, Handling, and Application: Instructional Modules for Vocational Agriculture Education. Student Manual.
Ellis Associates, Inc., College Park, MD.
This 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 lessons or class periods and includes behavioral objectives, suggested activities for teacher and student, information sheets, assignment sheets, visual aids, tests and test answers. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Safety, Behavioral Objectives, Certification, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Disease Control, Federal Legislation, Instructional Materials, Job Training, Learning Activities, Pesticides, Science Education, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 055-004-00012-9, $5.90)
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: For related document, see ED 120 426; Not available in hard copy due to colored pages throughout entire document