Planning the Pesticide Application | South Carolina Approval #17177

Planning the Pesticide Application 

Course Description

Planning is essential before beginning a pesticide application. To help plan, you should know how to select the right pesticide for the job, review the label, test for pesticide compatibility before mixing, choose what personal protective equipment to wear, transfer pesticides safely, and how to clean up after an application. Careful planning and consideration of all details is the hallmark of professionalism.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Explain how to select appropriate pesticides and additives (if needed).
  • Follow the label for safe mixing and loading.
  • State some basic procedures that ensure the correct application of pesticides. 

Chapter 1 – Planning the Pesticide Application

Lesson 1

  • Selecting the pesticide
  • Reviewing the pesticide label
  • Determining pesticide compatibility

Lesson 2 

  • Following safe mixing and loading practices
  • Cleaning and disposing of pesticide containers
  • Applying pesticides correctly/PPE
  • Cleaning up after mixing, loading, and application

Final Assessment 

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