United Ttates         EPA 735-F-95-002
Environmental Protection   October 1995
Agency

Prevention, Pesticides,
and Toxic Substances (7506C)


Steps to Protect

Yourself from

Pesticides


Pasos a seguir para

protegerse de los

pesticidas
English

Spanish

-------

-------
 This booklet is intended to provide basic
pesticide safety information to agricultural
  workers on agricultural establishments
 before they enter areas where pesticides
have been recently applied if they have not
 already received pesticide safety training
  required by 40 CFR Part 170.130 of the
       Worker Protection Standard.

-------
At work, pesticides can be on
plants and in soil and
irrigation water.
En el trabajo, los pesticidas
pueden estar en las plantas, el
suelo y el agua de riego.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

-------
Pesticides may drift from
nearby applications.
El viento puede arrastrar los
pesticidas desde el sitio de
aplicacion hasta los lugares
cercanos.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

-------
6 steps to protect yourself
from pesticides.
6 pasos a seguir para
protegerse de los pesticidas.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

-------
v1> Follow directions and
    obey signs.  Stay out of
    restricted areas.
    Siga las direcciones y
    obedezca los letreros.
    No entre en las
    areas restringidas.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

-------
Wash your hands and face
before you eat, drink,
chew gum or tobacco.
And...
Lavese las manos y la cara
antes de comer, beber,
masticar chicle o tabaco.
Y. . .

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides

-------
Wash your hands before you
use the toilet.
Lavese las manos antes de
usar el inodoro (excusado).

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides
                                       11

-------
Wear work clothes that
protect your body from
pesticides.
Use ropa de trabajo que lo
proteja de los pesticidas.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides
                                       13

-------
After work, shower or
wash your body with soap
and water, and shampoo
your hair. Then put on
clean clothes.
Despues del trabajo,
banese o lavese el cuerpo
con agua y jabon, y lavese
el pelo con champu.
Luego, pongase ropa
limpia.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides
                                     15

-------
Wash your work clothes
separately from other
clothes before wearing
them again.
Lave la ropa de trabajo
separada de la otra ropa
antes de ponersela
nuevamente.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides
                                    17

-------
If a pesticide is spilled or
sprayed on you, wash it off
right away with clean
water.
Si se le derrama o si le
salpica el pesticida, lavese
inmediatamente con agua
limpia.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticides
                                       19

-------
Shower or wash yourself with
soap and water, shampoo your
hair, and put on clean clothes
as soon as possible.
Banese o lavese con agua y
jabon, lavese el pelo con
champu, y pongase ropa
limpia tan pronto como le sea
posible.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticide*
                                       21

-------
Within 5 days of working in
a field recently treated with
pesticides, more training in
pesticide safety will be given
to you.
Dentro de los 5 dias de
trabajar en un campo
recientemente tratado con
pesticidas, se le(s) dara
capacitacion adicional sobre
seguridad de pesticidas.

-------
 Steps to Protect Yourself from Pesticide*
                                     23

-------
For more information, contact the State Lead
Agency in your area or the EPA Regional Office
nearest you.
Para mayor information, comuniquese con la
Agencia Estatal Encargada en su area o con la
Oficina Regional de la EPA mas cercana a usted.

Region 1 (MA, CT, RI, NH, VT, ME)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1
  Pesticides, Toxics and Radiation (CPT)
  1 Congress St.
  Boston, MA 02203             (617) 565-3492

Region 2 (NY, NJ, PR, VI)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
  Pesticides and Toxic Substances Branch
  (MS-240)
  2890 Woodbridge Ave., Building #209
  Edison, NJ 08837-3679         (908) 321-6772

Region 3 (PA, MD, VA, Wy DE, DC)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3
  Pesticides and Asbestos Enforcement Section
  (3AT-11)
  841 Chestnut Building
  Philadelphia, PA 19107         (215) 597-0442

-------
Region 4 (GA, NC, SC, AL, MS, KY, FL, TN)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4
  Pesticides Section (4-APT-PS)
  345 Courtland St., N.E.
  Atlanta, GA 30365              (404) 347-3222

Region 5 (IL, MI, MN, IN, OH, WI)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5
  Pesticides and Toxics Branch (DRT-14J)
  77 W Jackson Blvd.
  Chicago,  IL 60604-3590         (312) 886-7835

Region 6 (TX, OK, AR, LA, NM)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6
  Pesticides and Toxics Branch (6PD-P)
  1445 Ross Ave.
  Dallas, TX 75202-2733          (214) 665-7563

Region 7 (MO, KS, IA, NB)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7
  Pesticides Branch (WWPD-PEST)
  726 Minnesota Ave.
  Kansas City, KS 66101           (913) 551-7033
             EPA Regional Offices continue on next page.

-------
EPA Regional Offices/continued


Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
  Pollution, Prevention, Toxics (8P2-TX)
  One Denver Place, Suite 500
  999 18th St.
  Denver, CO 80202-2466         (303) 312-6023

Region 9 (CA, NX AZ, HI, GU)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
  Pesticides and Toxics Branch (A-4-1)
  75 Hawthorne St.
  San Francisco, CA 94105        (415) 744-1087

Region 10 (WA, OR, ID, AK)
  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10
  Ecosystem and Communities Office
  Pesticides Unit (ECO-084)
  1200 Sixth Ave.
  Seattle, WA 98101              (206) 553-1980
         "U.S. Government Printing Office: 2000  523-205/95149

-------

-------

-------