Many farm and ranch chores, such as livestock confinement work, require the use of respirators. The National Safety Council urges you to wear a clean dust mask to avoid inhaling spores and other irritants.
And be sure to use a respirator when applying pesticides. Check the product label and obtain the required respirator. Have it fit-tested at your farm dealer before spraying or dusting.
using the proper equipment can ensure your safety and health.
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