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Emergency assistanceâStandards for pesticide handlersâ40 C.F.R., Â§ 170.260.
If there is reason to believe that a person who is or has been employed by an agricultural establishment or commercial pesticide handling establishment to perform pesticide handling tasks has been poisoned or injured by exposure to pesticides as a result of that employment, including, but not limited to, exposures from handling tasks or from application, splash, spill, drift, or pesticide residues, the handler employer shall:
(1) Make available to that person prompt transportation from the place of employment or the handling site to an appropriate emergency medical facility.
(2) Provide to that person or to treating medical personnel, promptly upon request, any obtainable information on:
(a) Product name, EPA registration number, and active ingredients of any product to which that person might have been exposed.
(b) Antidote, first-aid, and other medical information from the product labeling.
(c) The circumstances of handling of the pesticide.
(d) The circumstances of exposure of that person to the pesticide.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 96-21-008 (Order 6002), Â§ 16-233-255, filed 10/3/96, effective 11/3/96.]