PPE Tips for the Gardener

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a necessary part of home horticulture safety. When using chemicals like herbicides, fungicides, or pesticides it is important to know where to find the PPE requirements. Even household cleaners have a label with PPE. It’s always important to remember that the label is the law. It is also important to properly clean your PPE after finishing. Cleaning can ensure no cross contamination in your home. Following the recommendations for PPE will ensure your safety while trying to care for your lawn, landscape, garden, or fruit.

In this video you will learn:

  • What is PPE
  • Where to find PPE requirements
  • What to do when finished with PPE
  • Is an N95 necessary

Written By

Travis Birdsell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTravis BirdsellCounty Extension Director and Extension Agent, Agriculture Call Travis Email Travis N.C. Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center
Posted on Apr 1, 2020
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