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  • 12.

    Which of the following is one of the restrictions for employees entering a pesticide-treated area before the restricted-entry interval expires to conduct limited-contact activities?

    • a.

      at least 12 hours have elapsed since the application was completed

    • b.

      the label requires posting and oral notification of employees

    • c.

      each employee spends no more than eight hours in any 24-hour period in the treated field

    • d.

      employees are wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and shoes and soc s

  • 13.

    Which of the following would be considered a no contact activity in a pesticide-treated area in which the restricted-entry interval has not expired?

    • a.

      performing hand labor activities

    • b.

      limited-contact irrigation activities

    • c.

      adjusting or repairing the pesticide sprayer

    • d.

      operating a tractor that is equipped with an enclosed cab

  • 14.

    Two organophosphate pesticides, both with restricted-entry intervals, are being applied together to an orchard. Pesticide “A” has a restricted-entry interval of 10 days. Pesticide “B” has a restricted-entry interval of 6 days. What is the new restricted-entry interval?

    • a.

      6 days

    • b.

      10 days

    • c.

      13 days

    • d.

      16 days

  • 15.

    You are applying a pesticide that has a label- specified restricted-entry interval of 3 days, but it has a regulation-specified restricted-entry interval of 8 days. There is no foliage on the trees you are treating and there are no weeds or groundcover in the orchard. You have received authorization from

the local agricultural commissioner to allow you to shorten the restricted-entry interval. The minimum restricted-entry interval can now be

    • a.

      3 days

    • b.

      4 days

    • c.

      7 days

    • d.

      13 days

  • 16.

    Notification of an impending pesticide application does not have to be given to

    • a.

      a person who is supervising the applica- tion

    • b.

      any person wor ing in the field that will be treated

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    • c.

      employees who are li ely to enter the area during the application

    • d.

      employees who wal within 1/4 mile of the treated field

  • 17.

    Even if the label does not require posting of a treated area, posting is required if the restricted-entry interval is greater than

    • a.

      3 days

    • b.

      5 days

    • c.

      7 days

    • d.

      9 days

  • 18.

    If a field is treated with a pesticide that does not require posting as a method of notification, oral notification is not required if the

    • a.

      restricted-entry interval is less than 25 hours

    • b.

      field is posted

    • c.

      restricted-entry interval is 12 hours or less

    • d.

      restricted-entry interval is 4 hours

  • 19.

    When using posting as a method of notification about a pesticide restricted-entry interval, posting signs must be placed no further apart than

    • a.

      100 feet

    • b.

      250 feet

    • c.

      500 feet

    • d.

      600 feet

  • 20.

    When the pesticide label requires eye protection, employers must provide each early-entry worker with

    • a.

      sun glasses

    • b.

      at least one pint of eyeflush water

    • c.

      three pairs of goggles

    • d.

      prescription eye drops

  • 21.

    Which of the following is not an employer responsibil- ity before allowing employees into a treated field after completion of a pesticide application and while a restricted-entry interval is in effect?

    • a.

      providing instructions on where and how to store personal protective equipment at home

    • b.

      providing all required personal protective equipment

    • c.

      providing instructions to employees to wash thoroughly at the end of the exposure period

    • d.

      providing information on recognizing, preventing, and giving first aid for heat- related illnesses

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