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Monday, 03 June 2013 Belting up
Pumping knapsack sprayers can be hard work. I am told that using a sprayer harness with a body belt can help.
I had assumed that the body belt was there to help keep your coveralls in and your trousers hitched up...
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 What do kangaroos and my new knapsack sprayer have in common?
A very handy POUCH!
Monday, 07 January 2013 Are gloves in or out?
Wearing the right PPE in the right way continues to cause lots of chat amongst us all. But one hot topic might be getting close to a good agreement: Do you tuck your gloves into the sleeves of your coveralls or not?
Thursday, 08 November 2012 WGs – safer for knapsack sprayer users?
YES – BUT…. MAYBE
Wednesday, 03 October 2012 Cleaning container caps
At last! Pesticide containers are coming into use that do not have those foil seals that caused so many problems in the past. Previously, I have inverted the container as directed and removed its clean cap, before taking...