PA1 Foundation Module (Gola)

Course Objectives

To enable course members to:
Understand your duties under the law and help you become a safe and competent pesticide user
Understand what pesticides are and their ‘field of use’
State legislation relevant to pesticide application
Interpret and use label information
Take the appropriate action to protect themselves and the environment
Store and transport pesticides safely
Dispose of the pesticides and containers safely
Record information

Who is the Course For?
The course is for anyone employed in agriculture or horticulture (commercial/amenity) involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides.
Those who are registered with the NRoSO and/or BASIS (NRoSO = 12 points,  BASIS = 12 points

Course Content
Consequences of not using or handling pesticides safely
Legislation that affects pesticide use
Pesticide product labels
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Safe storage and transport of pesticides
Environmental factors
Disposal of pesticide and containers
Dealing with accidents
Keeping pesticide records

One day

Maximum Attendees: 12

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657