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                                 October 1995
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    Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

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At work, pesticides can
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6 steps to protect
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Follow directions and
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Wash your hands and face
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Wash your hands before
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Wear work clothes that
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After work, shower or wash
your body with soap and
water, and shampoo your
hair. Then put on clean
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If a pesticide is spilled or
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Within 5 days, more
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 For more information, contact the State Lead
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 the EPA Regional Office
Region I (MA, CT, Rl, NH, VT, ME)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1
  Pesticides and Tbxlc Substances Branch (CRT)
  1 Congress St.
  Boston, MA 02114-2023       (617)918-1111
Region 2 (N^ NJ, PR, VI)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
  Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch
  (MS-105)
  2890 Woodbridge Ave,, Building #10
  Edison, NJ 08837-3679         (908) 321-6765

Region 3 (PA, MD, VA, WV, DE)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3
  Toxics and Pesticides Branch (3AT-30)
  841 Chestnut Building
  Philadelphia, PA 19107         (215) 597-8598
Region 4 (GA, NC, SC, AL, MS, KX PL, TN)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4
  Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch
  (4-APT-MD)
  345 Couitland St., N.E.
  Atlanta, GA 30365             (404) 347-5201

Region 5 (IL, MI, MN, IN, OHt WI)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5
  Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch (5SPT)
  77 W Jackson Blvd.
  Chicago, IL 60604             (312) 886-6006

Region 6 (TX, OK, AR, LA, NM)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6
  Pesticides and Tbxks Branch (6T-P)
  1445 Ross Ave.
  Dallas,  TX 75202-2733          (214) 655-7235
Region 7 (MO, IS, IA, NB)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7
  Toxics and Pesticides Branch (TOPE)
  726 Minnesota Ave.
  Kansas City, KS 66101          (913) 551-7020
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EPA Regional Offices/continued
Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SO, UT, WY)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
  TbJdc Substances Branch (8AKJ-TS)
  One Denver Place, Suite 500
  999 18th St.
  Denver, CO 80202-2405        (303) 293-1730

Region 9 (CA NY AZ, HI, GU)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
  Pesticides and Toxics Branch (A-4)
  75 Hawthorne St.    %
  San Francisco, CA 94105        (415) 744-1090

Region 10 (WA, OR, ID, AK)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
  Pesticides and Ibxic Substances Branch (AT-083)
  1200 Sixth Ave=
  Seattle, WA 98101              (206) 553-1091

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