When you get lawn care pesticide poisoning, you must seek medical attention immediately. The health effects from handling these hazardous materials can be deadly.
Possible symptoms and health effects of chemical poisoning include:
- Fatigue and dizziness
- Suicidal thoughts and depression
- Numbness and tingling of hands or feet
Even if you don’t have immediate symptoms of pesticide poisoning, you could develop long-term health issues like infertility, miscarriage, chemical sensitivity, immune suppression, and cancer.
Many lawn care products contain glyphosate as an active ingredient. This ingredient alone causes vomiting, burning in the mouth, eye irritation, and allergies. Alongside other chemicals, glyphosate can lead to death—and it’s one of the most common fertilizer ingredients.