Pesticide Safety Checklist

infographic with list of safety precautions, along with illustration of flowers growing and cutesy version of pesticide containers


  • Read the label before purchasing
  • Buy only one season's worth
  • Calibrate equipment carefully
  • Plan around weather conditions
  • Locate mixing/loading site away from wells, streams, and lakes
  • Carefully fill tank
  • Empty tank properly
  • Store at proper temperature
  • Always follow the label
  • Don't exceed the label's application rate

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