Re: Pesticides in Workplace and exposure
Posted by ff on 2/14/04
EPA, OPP (Office of Pesticide Programs). Typically, they
use/fund state lead pesticide agencies, typically the department
of agriculture, Check with the EPA Regional office (OPP) for
On 2/14/04, PRS wrote:
> I looked at the website. They serve as regulators of
> companies. Does not say anything about workplace safety issues
> and regulation of employees spraying pesticides at will.
> On 2/14/04, RPenn wrote:
>> Check requirements of Texas Structural Pest Control Board.
>> On 2/14/04, PRS wrote:
>>> I need to know if OSHA or EPA provides regulation for usage
>>> of pesticides in a workplace such as a Courthouse in
>>> Texas. I am unable to find this information. Are there
>>> employer guidelines as to when an extermination / spraying
>>> takes place and employee notification of spraying before it
>>> occurs. This pertains to Texas. I have a patient who went
>>> into anaphylatic shock after sitting in a chair that had
>>> been recently sprayed. She reported people in her office
>>> sprayed when they wanted to. No one else in the office has
>>> been affected so they are not taking any protective
>>> Thank you.
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