Due to changes in legislation everyone who uses pesticides in a professional context will have to complete a suite of pesticide qualifications. This applies to those of you if you work in agriculture, horticulture, countryside, grounds maintenance, forestry, game keeping, leisure, railway etc.
The PA1 is a mandatory foundation unit that must be completed before you can go onto completing an application unit of which there are many. The course covers your legal responsibilities; risks associated with pesticides; storing, handling, mixing chemicals; calibration; using and cleaning equipment; disposing of chemical waste; safe working practices; emergency actions; health monitoring and record keeping.
For more information contact: 01729 825132 www.lowe-maintenance.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org