Cannabis cultivation and extraction facilities present unique scenarios; protective apparel is necessary to keep workers safe from a variety of hazards that can include pesticides, cannabis dust, plant resin, UV light, and mold spores. Protective apparel is also used in parts of the cultivation process that are controlled environments, such as R&D and plant testing, where growers may be focused on contamination prevention.
Exposure to these hazards means a potential need for PPE; hence, anyone involved in cannabis cultivation and processing operations must complete a hazard risk assessment .
If you’d like to learn more about how to keep your workers and plants protected, we have a free technical bulletin that addresses key safety concerns:
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