01-026 C.M.R. ch. 33, § 1 - Competency Standards for Certification-Private Applicator of General Use Pesticides (Core exam)

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

A. No person shall be certified as a private applicator of general-use pesticides unless the person has fulfilled requirements demonstrating knowledge of pest problems and pest-control practices, including, as a minimum, the ability to recognize common pests and the damage they cause, to understand the pesticide label and to apply pesticides in accordance with label instructions and warnings.
B. Also required shall be knowledge of current methodology and technology for the control of pesticide drift to non-target areas, the proper meteorological conditions for the application of pesticides and the potential adverse effect of pesticides on plants, animals or humans.


01-026 C.M.R. ch. 33, § 1

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