6 December 1996

Safe spraying tips in guide

PLENTY of practical spraying advice is contained in a new publication from the British Crop Protection Council and ATB-Landbase.

Using Pesticides, A Complete Guide to Safe, Effective Spraying is aimed at users in the agricultural, horticultural and amenity sectors.

The 170-page guide in A5 ring binder format includes tips on storage, disposal, transport and record keeping, says BCPC.

It also tackles legal aspects, reviews key stages in planning pesticide use, and gives detailed guidance on using product labels. Safety is examined, including the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and COSH&#42 (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations.

Price is £15 from BCPC Publication Sales, Bear Farm, Binfield, Bracknell, Berks, RG42 5QU (0118-934 2727).n