Accession Number:

ADA508411

Title:

Pesticide Spill Prevention and Management

Descriptive Note:

Technical guide no. 15

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES PEST MANAGEMENT BOARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

Practically all DoD facilities routinely do pest control operations. The magnitude of these operations depends largely on the size of the facility and whether the work is contracted or done in-house. Both dilute and concentrated pesticides are used. Use of these chemicals involves handling, storage, application and disposal of various pesticides. Most basesinstallations use a wide variety of pesticides ranging from those that are practically nontoxic for mammals to those that are highly toxic. Included are insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, fumigants, nematicides, rodenticides and other miscellaneous pesticides. Each of these pesticides has particular characteristics that require special attention. This document does not take into account the special characteristics of each group to any great extent. It was developed as a basic guideline for developing plans for pesticide spill prevention, control and cleanup.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE