How do you store your PPE from lawn to lawn? Apron's, gloves, boots, etc.

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Ijustwantausername, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Ijustwantausername

    Ijustwantausername LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Just wandering how your PPE is stored on your vehicle from the time you put it up, til the time you put it back on. Do you just lay it in a toolbox/tote, or in the back of a truck?

    What's your process once you arrive at a lawn in terms of putting PPE on?

    Looking for better ideas on how to store stuff.
     
  2. Thanksman

    Thanksman LawnSite Platinum Member
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  3. CL&T

    CL&T LawnSite Senior Member
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    As long as you don't keep it in the cab.
     
  4. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    Well if your spaying all day you keep your boots on. Gloves throw on the floor.
     
  5. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
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    hate when they get thrown on the floor all that dirt gets stuck to them

    Just leave the Gloves on you can realy grip the wheel when they get sticky

    Charles Cue

    I got a 2ft tool box behind the cab for boots and gloves that's the first thing i put on
     
  6. Cadzilla

    Cadzilla LawnSite Senior Member
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    I keep it in the cab ready to show the inspector like everyone else. You don't think I actually wear all that junk do you?

    lol :laugh:
     
  7. wildstarblazer

    wildstarblazer LawnSite Senior Member
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    Nobody has a serious reply? C'mon. I use one of those Rubbermaid totes from lowes or wherever and keep it on the trailer or back of truck with something on top so the lid don't blow off.

    I'm don't spray daily though so it's easy for me to keep clean but I also wonder myself how chemlawn guys or those that do mainly pest and fert aps all day keep the cab of the truck from getting residue all over the seats and steering wheel when they get in and out all day.
     
  8. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    When I sprayed all day. Boots were on all day,gloves thrown on the floor ,if your worried about the steering wheel carry some wipes with you.It was a spray truck.
     
  9. doug1980

    doug1980 LawnSite Senior Member
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    My old truck I just threw my gloves in the bed. Now I keep them in a fiberglass box where the hoses are. Boots stay on all day.
     
  10. fireman gus

    fireman gus LawnSite Senior Member
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    I keep all but the gloves on as long as I am spraying. I wear two pairs of gloves when spraying. An inner pair of nitrate gloves with another pair of regular dish washing gloves over the nitrate gloves. When through with a yard I take off the outer pair and put in a small bucket in the bed of the truck
     

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