Herbicide Safety Information
Many DDRA residents own herbicide spray units for use on their properties.
Some volunteers use herbicide spray units while working on a DDRA Busy Bee.
The following information on this page, the links, and the associated videos aim to provide guidance,
so you can manage your own safety while handling chemicals and operating a spray unit.
Please ensure that you understand these recommendations and take all appropriate steps
to keep yourself safe while operating a spray unit at the DDRA Busy Bees.
Herbicide Safety Tips
Before you begin to use your herbicide sprayer.
Make sure you take the time to read the safety instruction that comes with your chemicals before you start using them. There are many online safety videos on how to handle chemicals correctly and safely.
Handling chemicals correctly is important to human health as well as health of the environment. This short video by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board outlines how to handle herbicides safely, choosing personal protective equipment and storage and disposal of herbicides and containers.
Dept. Primary Industries and Regional Development - Herbicide Safety document.
Herbicide safety | Agriculture and Food *
* Disclaimer: The information, videos and courses that are shown on this page are not endorsed by the DDRA. They are only for initial information purposes only, and you should do your own research to become a proficient handler of chemicals and operator of a spray unit.
* Disclaimer: The information, videos and courses that are shown on this page are not endorsed by the DDRA. They are only for initial information purposes only, and you should do your own research to become a proficient operator of your chainsaw.