The "Citizen's Guide to Pest Control and Pesticide Safety" teaches consumers how to:
- Control pests in and around the home.
- Find alternatives to chemical pesticides.
- Choose pesticides.
- Use, store, and dispose of them safely.
It also discusses how to reduce exposure when others use pesticides, how to prevent pesticide poisoning and how to handle an emergency, how to choose a pest control company, and what to do if someone is poisoned by a pesticide.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.