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Old 02-18-2014, 02:08 PM
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GREAT LIST!!!!

Things I have to add:

1) The company's name & phone number in minimum 3" block lettering on both sides of the vehicle.

2) Shipping papers (vehicle manifest) may be required for certain products regulated as hazardous under DOT Regulations. The regulatory section of a MSDS lists whether or not the pesticide product is a DOT regulated product.

3) Always carry a spill kit including a shovel & broom and "steel sac" garbage bag, and appropriate PPE.

4) Where practical, use a tarp as a bed-liner.

5) Ratchet-type strap-downs to secure load.

For more info. I advise checking out the "'Hazardous Materials Information Center'" at www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/info-center

And "Federal Motor Carrier Safety & Security" at
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety-secu.../comhmregs.htm


ADDENDUM:

1) State issued Pesticide Applicator Card
2) Copy of Applicator Business License
3) PPE: long pants & sleeves, protective footwear, impervious gloves. (carry an extra pair.)
4) NO LEAKS! In vehicle or equipment!!!
5) "CAUTION" flags..."pest app. keep off 'til dry"
6) proper paperwork and "leave behinds" for customers.
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:02 PM
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I know everybody says blackburn flag for the pest signs but i found a company that I got a 1000 signs for 160$.. There not the good plastic corrugated signs I know but they were the cheapest printed signs I could find where I only put the date on them. dynamicmarketing.com Has anyone used them before?
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:10 PM
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The good thing about living out in the most rural part of maryland is that the inspectors call days in advance to make sure your gonna be home when they come to visit.. It would be a wasted day if they couldn't chase us down up here. The paperwork could be an issue... I'm planning on just using a cellphone and a notebook if I don't get service at a particular property...
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:18 PM
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Post Dept of Ag Pesticide ROAD CHECKS

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Not quite ready to go out and start the first rounds of applications yet, but I want to know if I forgot anything to pack in the trucks if I get stopped by DOT or Pesticide/Fert Police...
Top 4 reasons for a State "Cease & Desist" Order:

1) Business not having a State Pesticide License.
2) Applicator not having proper Pesticide Certification/Registration.
3) Not having proper/complete PPE.
4) Not having a Spill Kit in vehicle.

For truck equipment and paperwork, check with DOT.
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:41 PM
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Top 4 reasons for a State "Cease & Desist" Order:

1) Business not having a State Pesticide License.
2) Applicator not having proper Pesticide Certification/Registration.
3) Not having proper/complete PPE.
4) Not having a Spill Kit in vehicle.

For truck equipment and paperwork, check with DOT.
Employee Name:

Stanton, Aaron Neal

LIC. # 30935 CERT. # 75939

I'm not giving the address but it was issued on 01/07/14 good until 06/30/14


Professional Fertilizer Applicator # PFA0704 Expires 06/30/14

It's all on the Md Dept of Ag Website for everyone's viewing pleasure.
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Old 02-18-2014, 04:50 PM
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Always carry a spill kit including a shovel...
Easiest route to go with this one, is one of those portable, (folding handle), camping/army surplus shovels.
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:46 PM
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how about a fill sheet for whats in your tanks. I also carry MSDS sheets as well for each product i'm using.

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Not quite ready to go out and start the first rounds of applications yet, but I want to know if I forgot anything to pack in the trucks if I get stopped by DOT or Pesticide/Fert Police. Here's the list I came up with:

In truck in case of emergency:
1). 3 Safety Triangles
2). Commercial Grade Fire Extinguisher
3). Chemical Spill Response Kit
4). Kitty Litter
5). All Labels of Pesticides used on that particular day.
6). Certification cards and depending on state, copy of Pesticide Business
License (not sure about the business license)?

PPE: Follow the label.

If anybody has anymore to add just feel free to add and hijack!! I researched the safety section and not too much about PPE or requirements for pesticides. It always seems to deteriorate into a argument of GVW and weight limits and restrictions..
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Old 02-18-2014, 10:54 PM
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I'm thinking the msds is not necessary in maryland in the truck. At my previous job we hauled acetylene and oxygen when we ran out for the torches. We would let the most scared guy take it ....
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how about a fill sheet for whats in your tanks. I also carry MSDS sheets as well for each product I'm using.
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I'm thinking the msds is not necessary in Maryland in the truck. At my previous job we hauled acetylene and oxygen when we ran out for the torches. We would let the most scared guy take it ....
Check with your State's Ag Dept and DOT. As you may very well be required to carry MSDS, AND product's labels on board. As well as carrying a daily DOT Shipping Document listing all the pesticides and fertilizers that you have on the truck for that given day.
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Old 02-19-2014, 01:09 AM
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I'm right there with ya man I've got all my stuff hung in "the office."
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