Spray Equipment - Failure to Inspect Causes Expensive Problem

Posted by Andrew Greess on Sep 11th 2011

Technicians MUST check their spray equipment, including Pest Control spray equipment & weed control sprayers before getting into their vehicle and driving off. This photo shows what can happen if this check is not performed.

spray equipment failure to inspect causes expensive problem

This Green Garde Spray Gun was dragged behind the vehicle because the technician did NOT set the hose reel lock on the Cox hose reel.

This simple step, which takes 10 seconds, would have prevented the damage to this spray gun, which was totalled. Fortunately no one was hurt.

spray equipment failure to inspect causes expensive problem

You spent good money on your power spray equipment. Make sure you and your technicians are protecting it by doing a quick safety check before driving off.

Please share your professional spray equipment ideas and concerns.

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