Profession pesticides sprayer

Pesticides sprayers mix pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, and other chemical solutions, and apply them via technical equipment such as sprayers on trees, plants and lawns. They clean and maintain operating machinery and ensure the overall safety in designated areas.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic
  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Chemical products

    The offered chemical products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Pesticides

    Types of chemical characteristics of pesticides and their adverse human and environmental effects.

  • Safe use of pesticides

    Precautions and regulations concerning the transport, storage and handling of chemical substances that exterminate pests.

  • European pesticide legislation

    The EU framework for community action which promotes the sustainable use of pesticides.

  • Pesticides sprayers

    Types of equipment used to spray pesticides, manipulated both manually, such as hand-operated rotary and drop spreaders, and mechanically.

  • Herbicides

    Types of chemical characteristics of herbicides and their adverse human and environmental effects.

Skills

  • Handling chemical products for soil and plants

    Handling chemical products for soil and plants includes cleaning the equipment used for spreading and spraying, mixing of chemicals, preparing pesticides and herbicides for spraying, preparing fertilisers for spreading.

  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Spray pesticides

    Spray pesticide solutions to keep insects, fungus, weed growth, and diseases under control.

  • Complete report sheets of activity

    Keep written records of the service provided on a regular or punctual basis, with explicit hours of work performed and signature.

  • Perform pest control

    Carry out crop spraying pest and disease operations in line with National industry and customer requirements. Carry out slurry and fertiliser spreading in accordance with local environmental regulations

  • Dispose of hazardous waste

    Dispose of dangerous materials such as chemical or radioactive substances according to environmental and to health and safety regulations.

  • Avoid contamination

    Avoid the mixing or contamination of materials.

Optional knowledge and skills

lawn care drive vehicles manage a small-to-medium business select hazard control pest control in plants maintain professional administration maintain inventory of pesticides plant disease control environmental engineering wood preservation phytosanitary measures