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Online Training Courses - Safety


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Pesticide Safety


Mary Beth Henry
UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension

This module will briefly cover pesticide licensing and discuss the importance of reading a pesticide label. Participants will learn the 4 basic parts of a pesticide label and the meaning of label signal words. We will also cover symptoms of pesticide exposure, review personal protective equipment, and learn the importance of protecting the environment.

Completion Time: 30-35 minutes
Cost: $10.00 US
  

General Safety


Mary Beth Henry
UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension

Safety is an important part of the professional conduct of any landscape maintenance company. Safety is a serious consideration in the landscape maintenance field, and this module will cover some general safety considerations, with links and resources to tailor the safety program to the company.

Completion Time: 10-15 minutes
Cost: free

Personal Commitment to Safety


Mary Beth Henry
UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension

Attention to safety is in the best interests of every landscape professional. By the end of this module participants should be able to recognize proper lifting techniques, be familiar with common personal protective equipment, and know the importance of having an accessible first aid kit.

Completion Time: 10-15 minutes
Cost: $5.00 US
  

Safety in Dealing with Nature


Mary Beth Henry
UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension

Attention to safety is in the best interests of every landscape professional. By the end of this module participants should be able to recognize areas of the natural world that could be dangerous. This module includes information on heatstroke and other weather related dangers.

Completion Time: 15-20 minutes
Cost: $5.00 US
  

Pesticide Hazards and First Aid


Dr. Fred Fishel
UF/IFAS Agronomy Department

This module will cover advanced pesticide topics. Participants will learn the 4 basic parts of a pesticide label and the meaning of label signal words. We will also cover symptoms of pesticide exposure, review personal protective equipment, first aid, and learn the importance of protecting the environment.

Cost: $20.00 US
  
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