Chemicals and Pesticides

Chemicals such as fungicides and insecticides are used to control crop-harming organisms. Chemicals may also be used for cleaning, fertilizing, or disinfecting. Pesticides are a specific type of chemical used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life that are considered to be pests. Pesticides include herbicides for destroying weeds and other unwanted vegetation, insecticides for controlling a wide variety of insects, fungicides to prevent the growth of molds and mildew, disinfectants for preventing the spread of bacteria, and compounds used to control mice and rats. 


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Finding the appropriate protection can be tricky. It's essential that you read the label on the product for directions on what type of PPE is required.


For Health Care Providers