America's abundant food supply is dependent upon the use of pesticides in crop and livestock management. Some of these chemicals can harm humans, so proper laundering of pesticidesoiled clothing is important. Sound laundry procedures protect the pesticide applicator, the person doing the laundry and the entire family from pesticide residues.
Read and answer the following true and false questions. Write your answers on a piece of paper and then check them against the answers. Were you using safe handling and laundering procedures prior to the quiz? If not, what changes can you make now?
This document is from a series of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. Publication date: January 1992.
Specialist-in-charge (human environment), Extension Clothing Specialist; North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service
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