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EPA CAUTIONS GHANAIANS ON THE USE OF AGRO CHEMICAL PRODUCTS.

The environmental protection agency has cautioned Ghanaians to read labels on every agro-chemical products they purchase before use.


  
Deputy executive director  and Technical Head at Chemicals Control and Management Center of the EPA Joseph Edmond said all labels contained detail information about every agro-chemical product and reading them will direct consumer on the use of it and will also serve as a prompter in case the chemical is not properly used.


The EPA's Joseph Edmond made this known to vision 1 news at the beginning of a 3 days Training workshop in pesticide regulations and safety handling for commercial pest controllers from 3 regions in the country.


Mr. Edmond also spoke on the need to organise the training for pest controllers. He also made it known that not all insecticide sprays are to be used in our homes and are legal. This training will help in educating in the usage of most insecticides and precautions about them.


The program is ongoing at the Ga-west municipality of the greater Accra region.

 

By:Henry Kofi Darko/Vision1gh.com

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