Spray Check guide

This guide covers the legislative and practical aspects of spray application using small-scale sprayers principally hand-held knapsack sprayers and powered trolley sprayers, including:

  • Pesticide storage and management
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Nozzle types and uses
  • Calibration
  • Spray application
  • Post spraying

The guide is accompanied by templates (not supplied as they are now outdated) and video footage. Please be aware any legislative requirements may have changed since the guide was published.

The information was updated in 2011.

Useful links

For more information on spray application best practice download the factsheet

For information on improving the efficacy of spray applications download the factsheet