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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets - Agriculture
A series of information sheets have been developed to provide a simple, clear format to help explain how to select, use, and maintain personal protective equipment.
What's wrong with this photo? (Nursery) (HTML)
Answer key (PDF 188 KB)
More responses (PDF 134 KB)
Every issue of WorkSafe Magazine includes a photo that has been staged to show a number of hazards or dangerous work habits. How many can you spot in this photo?
Standard Practices for Pesticide Applicators BK35 (PDF 2.4 MB)
This manual provides information on the types of procedures and protective measures needed to ensure a worker's safety when handling pesticides. Topics covered include: personal protective equipment, transportation, storage, mixing and loading procedures, cross-connection control, application, and disposal.
Pesticides - Personal Protective Equipment (HTML)
Information in question-and-answer format on the appropriate personal protective equipment for use with pesticides.
Source: CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
Personal Protective Equipment for the Respiratory System (PDF 212 KB)
Information on the different types of respirators and how to select the right respirator for the job.
Source: Institute of Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental Health, University of Saskatchewan
Respiratory Hazards (PDF 191 KB)
Bulletin describing farming situations that could present respiratory health hazards to farm workers.
Source: SAFE Work, Manitoba
Pesticide Safety (PDF 1.5 MB)
The 'Pesticide Safety' chapter in the Applicator Core Manual gives information on choosing, wearing, and looking after PPE.
Source: Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Agriculture Safety Fact Sheets - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
"Fact sheets are handy resource guides offering stats, tips, and suggestions for making your life safer."
Source: National Safety Council
See the Agriculture pages for additional information.