Get trained and keep updated.
Education, Training and Skills. AFGD1.1
Carefully plan pest, weed and disease control strategies.
Integrated control. AFGD2.1
Integrated control for Transport. AFGD2.2
Integrated Turf Management. AFGD2.3
Specification for weed control contracts. AFGD2.4
Only buy pesticides from reputable distributors.
Internet Selling. AFGD3.1
Counterfeit products. AFGD3.2
Use only authorised products and comply with the conditions specified on the product label.
Understanding product labels. AFGD4.1
Handling and Storage of Pesticides. AFGD4.2
Disposal of waste products/washings. AFGD4.3
All application equipment should be regularly serviced and tested.
Check your sprayer.AFGD5.1
Users should make every effort to minimise the use of pesticides and use other methods for control, when available.
Spraying with quad bikes/compact tractors. AFGD6.1
Integrated vegetative management. AFGD6.2
Hard surface applications.AFGD6.3
The law requires you to make every effort to avoid off target contamination.
Public areas. AFGD7.1
Guidance: Public notification.AFGD7.2
It is vital that pesticides are not allowed to contaminate water sources.
Weed, pest and disease control near water. AFGD8.2
Make sure you know everything about the job before starting.
Japanese Knotweed Control. AFGD9.1
Giant Hogweed Control.AFGD9.2
Himalayan Balsam Control. AFGD9.3
The Weeds Act 1959 and Other Laws. AFGD9.4
Keeping Records AFGD10.1