(1)  Any person rinsing or preparing a pesticide container for disposal, recycling, reconditioning or refilling must follow the personal protective procedures and precautions on the pesticide label. These may include use of non-absorbent gloves, coveralls, apron, hat and footwear; approved respiratory protection devices; and eye protection.

(2)  No person shall use, reuse, offer for sale, exchange or give away an empty or rinsed pesticide container for any purpose, except as allowed by these rules.

(3)  Any person licensed, certified or permitted under the Montana Pesticides Act or persons that are required to possess such credentials shall be responsible for training, supervising and monitoring employees or any other person involved with the rinsing and/or disposal of pesticide containers. The responsibilities include educating and training employees or other persons on labeling precautions and directions; the rules contained in this sub-chapter; and appropriate measures to protect agriculture, human health and the environment.

(4)  Empty or rinsed pesticide containers shall be stored within an enclosure that restricts entry by unauthorized persons. Transportation of empty or rinsed pesticide containers shall be in a manner that protects human health and the environment.

History: Sec. 80-8-105 MCA; IMP, Sec. 80-8-105 MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 1988, Eff. 7/22/94.