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A new paddock guide to the safe handling of farm chemicals and a household guide designed to reduce family exposure have been produced to help grain growers and their families prevent adverse effects of chemical spills.. Niki Curtis says throwing contaminated clothing into the washing machine with other clothing can transfer residue to garments, warning that ordinary laundry procedures "won't rid clothes of highly toxic and concentrated chemical residues"... "During spraying operations, clothing and boots pick up chemical residue, which can be spread to the farm ute and inside the family home, putting family members, including young children, at risk of contact," Ms Curtis says...
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