Weather conditions in the St. Johns area can swiftly change, monitor weather conditions closely throughout the day.
If you see anyone spraying pesticides in today's conditions please report the activity.
A few showers ending this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 20 except 16 in onshore winds. UV index 7 or high.
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!
To learn more please visit: CCOHS
-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