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Plainfield 2012 Adv Reg Training Workshop

  • 14 Feb 2012
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Plainfield Primo, 2353 Perry Road Plainfield, IN 46168


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Plainfield Advanced Regional Training Workshop
--with concurrent IICC  Workshop (Plainfield Only)

Primo Banquet Hall
2353 Perry Rd
Plainfield Indiana 46168

Vendor and Attendee Registration

Dr. Fred Whitford • Purdue Pesticide Programs

"Safety, Security, and the Handling of Pesticides--Part 1: Transportation"

• The Importance of the Truck and Trailer
• Current DOT Regulations
• The Truck/Trailer Hitch Combinations
• Poly and Fiberglass Tanks
• Keeping the Load Secure
• OISC Regulations for the Truck and Driver
• General Tips for the Truck
• Insurance, Spills, and Accidents
• Corporations

Dr. Tim Gibb • Extension Entomology Specialist Purdue University

"Safety, Security, and the Handling of Pesticides--Part 2: How to Stay out of the Hospital and On the Job"

• Know the Chemical
• Understanding the Product
• Learning about Chemical Properties and Formulations
• Knowing the Toxicity and Hazards of Pesticides
• Signs and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning
• Proper First Aid
• What Pests are Dangerous?
• Stinging Insects and Acute Reactions to Them
• Disease Transmitting Pests
• Handling Vertebrates
• Dealing with Anthropods

State Chemist  Update

• A representative of the Office of the Indiana State Chemist
will be joining us for a regulatory update. NPDES will be reviewed as
well as information on applicator licensing and insurance requirements.

IPLLA Update

• Bob Andrews of IPLLA will also be on hand to review pertinent lessons
to be learned by the entire green industry due to tree damage resulting
from the use of Imprelis herbicide this past summer and the long
range impact of it to new product development.

Continuing Credit Hours for this workshop:

Category 2 - Forestry - 5 CCH's
Category 3a - Ornamental - 6 CCH's

Category 3b - Turf - 6 CCH's
Category 5 - Aquatic - 5 CCH's
Category 6 - Right-of-Way - 5 CCH's
Category 7a - Structural PC - 5 CCH's
RT - Registered Technician - 6 CCH's


Plainfield Workshop on February 14, 2012

8:30 am: Indiana Irrigation Council Update

10:00 am: State Regulatory Affairs Across the Nation Chad Forcey • The Irrigation Association

Chad will join us again to share some of the information he has gathered the past year working with state government. In his role of working with groups such as the IICC, and various state governments, he and the IA are working to protect the future of the irrigation industry.

11:00 am: Future Changes to Look for in the Irrigation Industry

This portion of the program will be devoted to sharing the ideas the Irrigation Council has been working on and then to get feedback from contractors working in the field. Please plan on joining us for this roundtable discussion and get involved with the future of our group.

12:00 pm: Break and Lunch

1:00 pm: Understanding 2 Wire and Decoder Irrigation

This portion of our meeting will focus on a discussion of the basics behind two wire decoder irrigation systems regardless of brand name and what they offer the contractor and the customer. We will be talking about troubleshooting and servicing decoder systems.

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