Safe use of pesticides
Carefully read and follow label directions. Pay special attention to warnings and precautions.
Store pesticides in locked cool, dry and safe storage area out of reach of children.
Always store pesticides in their original containers.
Use protective measures when handling pesticides such as wearing impermeable gloves, long pants, and long-sleeve shirts. Change clothes and wash your hands immediately after applying pesticides.
Never stir pesticides with your hands. Use a stir-stick.
Indications of poisoning
Extreme weakness and fatigue, skin irritation, burning sensation, excessive sweating, staining.
Eyes itching, burning sensation, watering, difficult or blurred vision, narrowed or widened pupils.
Burning sensation in mouth and throat, excessive salivation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea.
Headaches, dizziness, confusion, restlessness, muscle twitching, fits, unconsciousness.
Cough, chest pain, difficulty with breathing, wheezing.