In addition to the definitions set forth in ORS
634.006, the following shall
(1) "Accident" means an
undesirable and unintended event, caused by the use or application of
pesticides, that adversely affects the environment.
(2) "Compatibility" means the properties of a
pesticide that permit its use with other chemicals without undesirable results
being caused by such combination.
(3) "Competence" means the proficiency in the
performance of activities related to pesticide application, the degree of which
is directly related to the nature of such activities.
(4) "Common Exposure Route" means a likely
way (oral, dermal, respiratory) by which a pesticide may enter an
(5) "Environment" means
water, air, land and plants, humans, or other animals living therein or
thereon, and the interrelationships existing among them.
(6) For the purpose of pesticide registration
as specified in ORS 634.016, "pesticide product"
means a pesticide readily distinguishable from any other pesticide by its
content, registration number assigned by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency, brand name, trade name, manufacturer, registrant, use as
specified in labeling, or other distinction, but not including size or quantity
Organism" means plant or animal life other than to which the pesticide is
applied or is intended to be applied.
(8) "Regulated Pest" means a specific
organism determined by the Department to be a pest requiring control, or
eradication in order to protect the environment.
For the purposes of ORS
603-057-0001(11), and 603-057-0127, the terms "direct charge of," "supervises,"
"direct supervision," or "supervision" means that:
(a) The supervisor of the person applying a
pesticide has determined that the person applying a pesticide has sufficient
knowledge and ability to safely apply the particular pesticide according to its
label directions and any other additional directions;
(b) The person applying a pesticide is
applying the particular pesticide under the instructions of their supervisor;
(c) The person applying a
pesticide is applying the pesticide in such proximity to their supervisor that
such supervisor is reasonably available for any needed consultation or further
direction, even though such supervisor is not physically present at the time or
place of the pesticide application.
"Immediate Supervision" means
supervision by an appropriately licensed applicator who is:
(a) Located on the pesticide application site
at all times during the application; and
(b) Available at the specific point of
pesticide use within a time period of no more than five
Apprentice" is a type of pesticide trainee or a type of public trainee, as
those terms are defined in ORS
, that engages in pesticide application
activities under the supervision of a licensed pesticide applicator or a
licensed public applicator as described in OAR 603-057-0127
. A pesticide
apprentice is limited to the categories of pesticide application authorized on
the applicator license of the supervisor.
(12) For the purposes of subsection (9) of
this rule, "supervisor" means a person that is responsible for the actions of a
person applying a pesticide.