Handle chemicals properly, Shutdown and storage, Tire safety – Great Plains YP825A3P Operator Manual User Manual
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Handle Chemicals Properly
Agricultural chemicals can be dangerous. Improper use
can seriously injure persons, animals, plants, soil and
▲ Read and follow chemical supplier instructions.
▲ Wear protective clothing.
▲ Handle all chemicals with care.
▲ Agricultural chemicals can be dangerous. Improper use can
seriously injure persons, animals, plants, soil and property.
▲ Inhaling smoke from any type of chemical fire is a serious
▲ Store or dispose of unused chemicals as specified by the
▲ If chemical is swallowed, carefully follow the chemical
manufacturer’s recommendations and consult with a doctor.
▲ If persons are exposed to a chemical in a way that could
affect their health, consult a doctor immediately with the
chemical label or container in hand. Any delay could cause
serious illness or death.
▲ Dispose of empty chemical containers properly. By law
rinsing of the used chemical container must be repeated
three times. Puncture the container to prevent future use. An
alternative is to jet-rinse or pressure rinse the container.
▲ Wash hands and face before eating after working with
chemicals. Shower as soon as application is completed for
▲ Apply only with acceptable wind conditions. Wind speed
must be below 5 mph. Make sure wind drift of chemicals
will not affect any surrounding land, people or animals.
▲ Never wash out a hopper within 100 feet of any freshwater
source or in a car wash.
Shutdown and Storage
▲ Lower planter, put tractor in park, turn off engine, and
remove the key.
▲ Secure planter using blocks and supports provided.
▲ Detach and store planter in an area where children
normally do not play.
Tire changing can be dangerous. Employ trained
personnel using correct tools and equipment.
▲ When inflating tires, use a clip-on chuck and extension hose
long enough for you to stand to one side–not in front of or
over tire assembly. Use a safety cage if available.
▲ When removing and installing wheels, use wheel-handling
equipment adequate for weight involved.