Burning Poison Ivy

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by CustomKare, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. CustomKare

    CustomKare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 212

    Anyone inadvertantly burn poison ivy and inhale? If so, did you experience any problems?
  2. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,234

    good lord for the sake of you and your neighbors do not ever burn poison ivey. never happened to me but i have seen the effects. a crew i was working with a few years back were doing a slash and burn to clear out an area and burnt some P.I.. 3 were severly medicated and 1 spent a week in the hospital! i was lucky i had something else to do that day
  3. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    Not unless you enjoy the Emergency room, Eyes swollen shut and a lot of steroids
  4. J & B Lawncare

    J & B Lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    I got into the smoke a few years back. Not for long and It did not affect me for too long. But darn, it makes your lungs screwy for awhile.

  5. Nathan Robinson

    Nathan Robinson LawnSite Senior Member
    from 47712
    Messages: 317

    does it get you high?

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