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Registrant Requirements (2010 & 2011). Module 9 Soil Fumigant RED Requirements. Registrant Requirements (2010 & 2011). Information for Handlers First Responders Communities Training for Certified Applicators. 2. Module 9: Registrant Requirements. Information for Handlers (2010).

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Registrant Requirements(2010 & 2011)

Module 9

Soil Fumigant RED Requirements


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Registrant Requirements(2010 & 2011)

Information for

Handlers

First Responders

Communities

Training for Certified Applicators

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Module 9: Registrant Requirements


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Information for Handlers (2010)

Registrants must develop and disseminate basic safety information for handlers

Increase fumigant handlers’ safety awareness

Information:

Safe handling practices

Respiratory protection

Early signs of exposure

What to do in case of exposure or emergency

Certified applicators must make sure handlers receive information within the last year

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Information for First Responders (2011)

Required in high-fumigant use areas

Information on how:

Recognize incidents related to exposure

To treat exposures

Exposure to fumigants differs from other types of chemical exposures

Distribute Material Safety Data Sheets

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Information for Communities (2011)

Required for communities where there is a high-use

Evaluate the program’s effectiveness

Information:

What soil fumigants and buffer zones are and how they work

What warning signs for buffer zones mean

Early signs and symptoms of exposure

Steps to take to mitigate exposures

What to do in case of an emergency

How to report an incident

Work with existing community resources

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Training for Certified Applicators (2011)

Required for certified applicators in charge of fumigations

Increase knowledge and skill

Information on how to:

Correctly apply fumigants

Protect workers and others

Comply with new label requirements

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Review Questions

True or False:

1. Handlers and certified applicators will receive the same training information.

2. Handlers must receive safe handling information every time they are involved with a soil fumigant application.

3. EPA will review materials submitted by registrants.

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Review Questions

True or False:

4. All requirements will be in effect in 2011.

5. Labels will contain language for the information required for communities and first responders.

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Summary

  • Registrants are required to develop and disseminate information for

    • Handlers,

    • First Responders, and

    • Communities

  • Registrants must develop and implement training for Certified Applicators

  • State certification and/or training in a soil fumigation category may be acceptable in lieu of registrants’ programs.

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EPA Contact Information

General Contact:

John Leahy (703) 305-6703

Team Leaders:

Steven Weiss (703) 308-8293

Cathryn O’Connell (703) 308-0136

Chemical Review Managers:

Methyl bromide: Susan Bartow (703) 603-0065

Metam sodium: Dana Friedman (703) 347-8827 and

Dirk Helder (208) 347-5749

Dazomet: Dana Friedman (703) 347-8827

1,3-D & Chloropicrin: Andrea Carone (703) 308-0122

E-mail: [email protected]

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