(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.