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close this bookPesticide Safety for Farmworkers - Uso seguro de pesticidas para los trabajadores del campo (Peace Corps, 1994, 26 p.)
View the documentInformation
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentReconocimientos
View the documentPreface
View the documentPrefacio
View the documentSigns and symptoms of pesticide poisoning
View the documentSeñales de envenenamiento con pesticidas
View the documentVery serious symptoms
View the documentSintomas peligrosos
View the documentFirst aid: What to do in case of an accident
View the documentPrimeros auxilios: Que puede hacer en caso de un accidente
View the documentResidues
View the documentResiduos
View the documentWork clothes
View the documentRopa de trabajo
View the documentDo's: Safe pesticide practices
View the documentHaga lo siguiente
View the documentDont's: Unsafe pesticide practices
View the documentNo haga esto
View the documentThe label
View the documentLa etiqueta
View the documentRe-entry period
View the documentEl tiempo de reingreso
View the documentWorker protection standards
View the documentLas reglas para la protección de todos los trabajadores

Re-entry period


Re-entry period

Some pesticides are very poisonous when they are first applied to a crop. A certain amount of time must pass before it is safe to go into the field. This waiting time is called the re-entry period. You should be given a written or spoken warning not to go into the field without special protective clothing until the re-entry period is up. If you must enter a field before the re-entry period is up, it is recommended you wear the same amount of protective clothing and equipment that the pesticide ground applicator is required to wear.