PA4 Slug Pelleting

Course Objectives
The course enables candidates to:-

1. Prepare a pesticide slug pellet applicator for work, calibrate and operate it to ensure correct application rate without risk to themselves, other people and the environment.
2. Use the information detailed on product labels to determine the approved uses for the product and its potential hazards to human safety, non-target areas and the environment in general.
3. Carry out daily and routine maintenance of the applicator.
4. Carry out the correct procedure for clearing personal protective equipment and application equipment which may have been contaminated with pesticide.

Course Content
Slug biology
Products available
Test baiting
Slug pellets and water
Product labels
Delivery, handling & storage of pellets
Appropriate PPE
Physical and Environmental Risk Assessment
Weather conditions & soil type
Calibration of the applicator
Field procedures and checking uniformity of spread
Applicator cleaning and storage.

Duration: 1 day

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657