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The Scottish Government Guidance on How to Prevent the Spread of Ragwort

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Footnotes

  1. The Scottish Ministers are empowered to add to this list if necessary
  2. For example: unimproved grassland, heath and moorland, or scrubland and wetlands
  3. This includes cultivation, drainage works. Increased applications of fertilisers, etc.
  4. Examples of restructuring projects may include amalgamating or splitting of field boundaries, drainage works, land reclamation, modification of watercourses, re-contouring etc.
  5. Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2005
  6. Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 (as amended)
  7. Pollution Prevention & Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (as amended).
  8. Prevention of Environmental Pollution From Agricultural Activity ( PEPFAA) Code of Good Practice
  9. Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part III - section 79
  10. The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 (as amended)
  11. http://www.direct.gov.uk
  12. PAS 100:2005 Specification for composted materials ( BSI)
  13. The Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 (as amended)
  14. Health & Safety Executive recommends using a half face mask particle respirator confirming to BSEEN 149:2001, to a minimum FFP2 (Filter Face Piece) filter classification providing a protection factor of level 10. It could be, of course that an FFP1 filter classification providing a protection factor of level 4, would suffice on some occasions, when high levels of particles are not anticipated (eg background levels), but in case of ragwort eradication, particularly if by mechanical means, such as strimming, then a minimum of FFP2 is recommended.