If you see anyone spraying pesticides in today's conditions please report the activity.
Cloudy. Rain at times heavy beginning this morning. Risk of thundershowers. Amount 20 to 30 mm. Fog patches. Wind southeast 40 km/h gusting to 60 except gusting to 80 along parts of the coast. High 10.
Tip of the day!
While many do not follow proper PPE, all pesticide applicators must wear their protective safety equipment when mixing, loading or applying pesticides in order to properly protect themselves from these toxic synthetic weapons.. Always check the label, material safety data sheet and OHS for the types of protective equipment necessary to reduce applicator exposure.
If you see an applicator that is not fully protected please contact the Department of Environment and Conservation -You may just save their life!
Current provincial weather regulations:
-Wind must be between 2 and 15 km/hr for ground applications
-Winds must be between 2 and 10km/hr for trees taller than 3meters
-Air Temperature must be below 25oC
-It must not raining nor is rain anticipated over the next 2hour period
-The relative humidity must be above 50%
Where to report a violation