24.1216 Private applicators.

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(a) No private applicator may use or supervise the use of any restricted use pesticide without first complying with the certification requirements established by the Director by rule.

(b) Certification for private applicators will at a minimum include those standards specified in 40 CFR 171.5 and 171.6.

(c) A private applicator certification issued by the Director is valid for a period of 3 years from the date of issuance unless sooner suspended or revoked by the director under 24.1220 through 24.1223. The Director may renew private applicator certification, subject to the applicator’s compliance with procedures established by the Director to ensure that certified private applicators continue to meet the requirements of changing technology and to assure a continuing level of competency to use pesticides safely and properly.

History: 1979, PL 16-51 § 1.