Amenity Best Practice
Although we may not know it, pesticides are an important part of our day-to-day lives. From protecting crops to ensure we have sufficient quantities of good quality and affordable food to helping maintain our transport infrastructures, sports and public recreational facilities.
We use pesticides to protect public health, to ensure safety and access and to improve economics and efficiency. The important role that pesticides play in our lives mean that it is important we employ Best Practice for pesticide use and ensure that products are applied in a responsible manner.
The Crop Protection Association has prepared a leaflet called “Amenity – Best Practice” which provides detailed information on the use of pesticides within the community. You can download the leaflet for free using the link below:
The National Sprayer testing Scheme has also prepared a Handheld Sprayer Routine Check List: