(Ref: 29 CFR 1-910.141). It is essential that there be no direct access
between office and pesticide storage and mixing areas. Optionally,
delete the office space from secondary shops, usually at remote
locations, if there is a primary pest management facility under the same
command on the installation. Installations with separate facilities for
the golf course pest management operations, however, should have an
188.8.131.52.3 Equipment Storage/Cabinet/Locker. Provide a separate storage space
in the clean area to store personal protective gear (new gloves, respirator
cartridges, etc.) away from pesticides.
184.108.40.206.4 Mechanical/Electrical Room. Provide a room to contain a water
heater and mechanical and electrical equipment.
220.127.116.11.5 General Storage. Provide a storage closet for uniforms and other
items not contaminated with pesticides.
18.104.22.168.6 General Purpose Room. For remote sites where meeting space is not
available, provide an area for personnel training, conferences and break room
in medium and large facilities.
Pesticide Handling Areas. The pesticide handling area includes
pesticide storage and mixing rooms. Here, also, is the area of greatest
exposure and hazard to applicator personnel from toxic materials.
22.214.171.124.1 General. Pesticide storage areas are essential to safely protect
and store pesticides and related chemicals in various sizes of glass, metal,
plastic and fiber containers. Storage areas shall be secured from
unauthorized entry (essential). Minimum storage is approximately 600 square
feet (55 square meters) with an additional 50 square feet (5 square meters)
per worker, diminishing as the number of personnel increases. Storage space
may also be combined with, or accommodated in the vehicle and equipment space.
126.96.36.199.2 Indoor Storage. Pesticides shall be stored in an area sealed or
separated from clean areas, with direct access to the exterior. All
pesticides stored indoors shall be off the floor so that all labels are
visible, with lanes to provide effective access and inspection, and stored no
more than eight feet (2.44 m) high. Pesticides shall be stored in a dry room
or building where temperatures above 50 degrees Fahrenheit (12 degrees
Celsius) and below 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) are maintained.
Pesticide storage shall be separated from mixing areas, shower and locker
room, offices, or any area where personnel work for prolonged periods
(essential). Pesticide concentrates shall not be stored in rooms containing a
floor drain of any type; containment by curbing or sloped floors is required
in the pesticide mixing and storage areas. Provide open nonabsorptive