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Safe Fertilizer Storage Helps Keep the Fairways Green

Golf courses are well known for their manicured fairways, immaculate greens and pest free conditions, but achieving these standards requires the use of fertilizers and pesticides, which must be safely stored. OSHA highlighted improper fertilizer storage and the risks and responsibilities of the fertilizer industry when they issued an open letter after a tragic incident […]

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Herbicide Storage Requirements

Safe Herbicide Storage Herbicides, fungicides and pesticides are important products for landscaping and horticulture. Due to their toxicity they can pose serious environmental threats and occupational hazards if stored, handled or transported improperly. When storing herbicides, federal and state regulations must be met to remain compliant. Follow the guidelines below for safe herbicide storage in […]

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Storage Requirements for Chloropicrin

What is Chloropicrin? Chloropicrin, commonly known as PS, is a chemical compound used as a fungicide, herbicide, insecticide and nematicide. This colorless liquid is heavily used in the agricultural industry, where the liquid is injected into the soil, prior to planting a crop, to clean the soil from fungi, microbes, insects and other elements. The […]

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Agrichemical Storage & Safety Procedures

Storage of Agrichemicals Agrichemicals should be safely stored in order to prevent any leaks, spills or risks of contamination to people, property and the environment. Agrichemical storage must meet federal, state and local regulations, depending on storage application and the amount of chemicals being stored. For state and local regulations, check with local officials to […]

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Safe Pesticide Storage

Storage of Pesticides and Other Agrichemicals How To Safely Store Pesticides Pesticides must be properly stored in order to avoid hazards to human health and the environment. Improper pesticide storage can cause great risks to personnel and operations and in order to avoid risks, safe pesticide storage is necessary. Many States require different pesticide storage […]

Fertilizer Storage Building by U.S. Chemical Storage

Fertilizer Storage Building

Safely House Fertilizer Inventory Fertilizers and other agri-chemicals must be properly maintained and safely stored to ensure personnel protection. Store bulk fertilizer inventory in a compliant fertilizer storage building to remain safe and compliant. Be sure to contact the Environmental Protection Agency and/or your Department of Agriculture to understand all compliance regulations are followed when […]

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On Farm Fertilizer Storage Regulations

Fertilizer Storage Regulations for On-Farm and Off-Farm Applications More attention is being focused on fertilizer storage regulations regarding flammable fertilizer products since the aftermath of the West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas on April 17 that killed 14 people and injured more than 200 others. Attention is being focused on retail as well as on-farm […]

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Fertilizer Storage Container Regulations

Obama Orders Federal Agencies to Review Plant Regulations President Obama, ordered federal agencies to review their safety rules, regulations and requirements at their chemical facilities.  The President has ordered that federal agencies identify new, compliant methods of storing ammonia nitrate storage, the hazardous chemical which caused the West, Texas fertilizer plant blast. The massive West, […]

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Fertilizer Storage Buildings

Fertilizer Storage Buildings Fertilizer storage buildings are designed to house hazardous materials such as fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and so on.  The storage and handling of fertilizers pose a high risk to ground or surface water, especially if there is a leak or spill.  Proper fertilizer storage buildings reduce the risk of groundwater contamination […]