40 CFR 171.6 - Standards for supervision of noncertified applicators by certified private and commercial applicators.

§ 171.6 Standards for supervision of noncertified applicators by certified private and commercial applicators.
Link to an amendment published at 82 FR 1029, Jan. 4, 2017.
This amendment was delayed to Mar. 21, 2017, at 82 FR 8499, Jan. 26, 2017.
This amendment was further delayed until May 22, 2017, at 82 FR 14324, Mar. 20, 2017.

(a) Certified applicators whose activities indicate a supervisory role must demonstrate a practical knowledge of Federal and State supervisory requirements, including labeling, regarding the application of restricted use pesticides by noncertified applicators.

The availability of the certified applicator must be directly related to the hazard of the situation. In many situations, where the certified applicator is not required to be physically present, “direct supervision” shall include verifiable instruction to the competent person, as follows: (1) Detailed guidance for applying the pesticide properly, and (2) provisions for contacting the certified applicator in the event he is needed. In other situations, and as required by the label, the actual physical presence of a certified applicator may be required when application is made by a noncertified applicator.

(b) [Reserved]

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Title 40 published on 10-May-2017 04:28

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 171 after this date.

  • 2017-05-22; vol. 82 # 97 - Monday, May 22, 2017
    1. 82 FR 23148 - Pesticides; Certification of Pesticide Applicators Rule; Delay of Effective Date
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of January 4, 2017 (82 FR 952), is delayed from May 22, 2017, to June 5, 2017.
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