Tag Archive: Safety

Limited Pesticide Trainings Available

Pesticide licenses are required by any lawn or landscape company who will be applying pesticides (including herbicides) as part of their job.  Many lawn professionals who treat plant beds for weeds, only need a Limited pesticide license.  In order to obtain this license, the Florida Department of Agriculture requires that each person attend a 6 …

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Flood Response: Post Flood Safety

The following provides information on safety regarding the following areas: 1) FLOOD WATER SAFETY 2) FLOODING/STORMS CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS WITH SEWAGE SYSTEMS 3) ALERT TO PRIVATE WELL OWNERS IN FLOODED AREAS ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1) The Florida Department of Health advises residents impacted by flooding to take the following precautions. Moving Flood Water – During flooding, the …

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Flood Response: Helpful Resources for After the Flood

The month of May and after is going to be a time of recovery for Northwest Florida.  On April 30th, 2014 many residents awoke, if they slept at all, to drenched neighborhoods and all of the damage and destruction that followed.  This storm took most by surprise.  Though recovery may be slow and tough at …

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