Environmental, Health and Safety Services

What are some proper use and handling tips for pesticides/herbicides/fertilizers?

Never apply chemicals before a predicted rainfall event, during periods of high wind speeds, or within close proximity to surface water.

Ensure all containers are water-tight after each individual use.

Provide cleanup supplies near areas of use to facilitate immediate cleanup, if necessary.

Ensure all containers are labeled properly.

Always be sure to use, store, and dispose of pesticides/herbicides/fertilizers according to manufacturer's specifications.