Accession Number:

ADA508412

Title:

Personal Protective Measures Against Insects and Other Arthropods of Military Significance

Descriptive Note:

Technical guide no. 36

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES PEST MANAGEMENT BOARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

This Technical Guide TG provides preventive medicine PVNTMED information and guidance to Department of Defense DoD personnel who may come into contact with nuisance or disease-carrying arthropods disease vectors, or who are responsible for protecting the health of personnel. It describes the DoD Insect Repellent System and other techniques that provide maximum, safe protection from arthropod attack. These techniques include the use of protective clothing and equipment, repellents, pesticides, and other strategies. This AFPMB TG is based on, and supersedes, U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency USAEHA TG No. 174, Personal Protective Techniques Against Insects and Other Arthropods of Military Significance, June 1991, and the Armed Forces Pest Management Board TG No. 36, Personal Protective Techniques Against Insects and Other Arthropods of Military Significance, May 2006 version.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Pesticides Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE