We start the new month with the following stories…

Of note, it’s getting to be that time of year when aerial crop dusting gets going again. Remember that these aircraft can be loaded with pesticides and agricultural chemicals. If identification of a chemical at an accident scene is not possible, assume you are dealing with a highly toxic chemical and protect personnel accordingly. This means FULL PPE! Here is a link to a pretty good article about the hazards of agricultural chemicals…

https://www.firehouse.com/rescue/technical-rescue/confined-space/article/10611162/hazmat-studies-pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals

Be safe out there!

Tom