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    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
    your area.


    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
    >>> measures.
    >>> Thank you.

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