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Welcome to PPE Tutorial for Pesticides Users

Read carefully the product label before choose the option that meets your needs

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Application Equipment

The operator potential exposure to a pesticide depends on many factors, including the application method.

In this APP we are asking you to select from some who have been widely adopted. We are not considering here aerial applicators, granular applicators, foggers and misters used in applications in greenhouse.

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Knapsack Sprayer Manual-Hand held - large rows Manual-Hand held - narrow rows Sprayer / Tractor with filtered cabin Sprayer / Tractor without filtered cabin Pulled Trailer

Crop Development

 The success of treatments done with pesticides solutions are closely linked with the foliage coverage by the pesticide spray. The choice of application system is particularly related with the development / height of crop which determine upward or downward applications.

Upward Application
Downward Application
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Formulation

Pesticides are formulated to improve its storage, handling, safety, application, or effectiveness and there is international nomenclature to identify all formulations. In this APP we will ask only if the formulation is liquid or solid / powder

Powder / Solid
Liquid
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Closed Transfer System

 Closed transfer systems are used to transfer directly the pesticide from the original container to sprayer tank through a specific closed circuit making negligible the exposure of operator; it is a step forward the hopper induction system.

In this APP we want to know if you have a Closed Transfer System, not a hopper induction system.  

Yes
No
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Application

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This online tool is delivered as part of the European crop protection industry’s commitment to contributing towards high quality affordable food, safeguarding water, promoting biodiversity, and protecting health. Discover more at www.hungry4change.eu.

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