Wearing chemical-resistant gloves and changing your clothes after using pesticides may help prevent Parkinson’s disease, a progressive nervous system disorder. Here are some tips for choosing the right gloves for the job.
February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. In Nebraska, more than 30,200 people have been trained and certified to be restricted use pesticide applicators, about 9,700 of which will be recertified in 2019.
Nebraska Extension’s newly revamped, more user-friendly private applicator online training program is now available. It is an alternative to attending a PSEP training session or using self-study printed materials.
In 2019 approximately 3,200 commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators will need to be recertified in Nebraska. They include fumigators, ornamental and turf applicators, exterminators, and others.