ATCP 29.29(4)(b)2. 2. Factors that may affect the need for, and appropriate use of, fumigation.
ATCP 29.29(4)(b)3. 3. Pesticides applied by means of fumigation.
ATCP 29.29(4)(b)4. 4. Health and environmental hazards related to fumigation.
ATCP 29.29(4)(b)5. 5. Proper fumigation methods, including restricted entry intervals, proper use of safety apparatus, and other safeguards to protect human health and the environment.
ATCP 29.29(4)(b)6. 6. Worker safety.
ATCP 29.29(4)(b)7. 7. State and federal regulations related to fumigant pesticides and their use.
ATCP 29.29(5) (5)Certification procedure; commercial applicators. A commercial applicator certified under s. ATCP 29.26 may apply for supplementary certification under this section according to the procedure specified under s. ATCP 29.26 (9). To be certified under sub. (1), (2) or (3), the applicant shall score at least 70 percent on a written, closed-book examination administered by the department. An individual who fails an examination may be retested according to the procedure described in s. ATCP 29.26 (8). If necessary, the department may require the individual to pass a field or operational examination in addition to a written examination.
ATCP 29.29(6) (6)Certification procedure; private applicators. A private applicator certified under s. ATCP 29.27 may apply for supplementary certification under this section by contacting the University of Wisconsin-Extension agent, in the county where the private applicator resides. To be certified under sub. (1), (2) or (4), the private applicator shall do both of the following:
ATCP 29.29(6)(a) (a) Complete self-study training using materials provided by the University of Wisconsin-Extension.
ATCP 29.29(6)(b) (b) Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency by scoring at least 70 percent on an open-book examination administered by the training provider. The examination may include a field or operational examination. An individual who fails an examination may be retested.
ATCP 29.29 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
ATCP 29.30 ATCP 29.30General certification standards. In order to be certified under s. ATCP 29.26, 29.27 or 29.28, an individual shall do all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(1) (1)Pesticide labels. Demonstrate all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(1)(a) (a) Knowledge related to the general format and terminology used on pesticide labels.
ATCP 29.30(1)(b) (b) Ability to understand instructions, warnings, terms, symbols, and other information commonly appearing on pesticide labels.
ATCP 29.30(1)(c) (c) Knowledge of pesticide use classifications.
ATCP 29.30(1)(d) (d) Knowledge that pesticide use inconsistent with labeling is prohibited.
ATCP 29.30(2) (2)Pesticide hazards; general. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(2)(a) (a) Pesticide toxicity.
ATCP 29.30(2)(b) (b) Common hazards to persons, property, and the environment.
ATCP 29.30(3) (3)Human health hazards and responses. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(3)(a) (a) Pesticide exposure and health risks related to different types of pesticides and pesticide applications.
ATCP 29.30(3)(b) (b) Common exposure routes by which pesticides may reach or enter an organism.
ATCP 29.30(3)(c) (c) Common types and causes of pesticide accidents.
ATCP 29.30(3)(d) (d) Safety measures to prevent or minimize human exposure.
ATCP 29.30(3)(e) (e) Worker protection, including the use of protective equipment.
ATCP 29.30(3)(f) (f) Symptoms of pesticide poisoning.
ATCP 29.30(3)(g) (g) First aid and other procedures to be followed in case of pesticide exposure.
ATCP 29.30(4) (4)Environment. Demonstrate practical knowledge related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(4)(a) (a) Potential environmental hazards related to pesticide use or misuse, including hazards to surface water, groundwater, nontarget organisms, and endangered species.
ATCP 29.30(4)(b) (b) How environmental hazards may be affected by factors such as weather, terrain, drainage patterns, soil types, hydrogeologic conditions, and the nature of surrounding biological communities.
ATCP 29.30(5) (5)Pests. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following unless the individual is certified only as a pesticide mixer and loader under s. ATCP 29.28:
ATCP 29.30(5)(a) (a) Identification of relevant pests.
ATCP 29.30(5)(b) (b) Common features of pest organisms.
ATCP 29.30(5)(c) (c) Characteristic damage caused by pest organisms.
ATCP 29.30(5)(d) (d) Pest development and biology as it may be relevant to problem identification and control.
ATCP 29.30(5)(e) (e) Factors affecting the need for, and appropriate use of, pesticides to control pests.
ATCP 29.30(6) (6)Pesticides. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all the following:
ATCP 29.30(6)(a) (a) Pesticide types and formulations.
ATCP 29.30(6)(b) (b) The compatibility, synergism, persistence, and toxicity of different pesticide formulations.
ATCP 29.30(6)(c) (c) Potential hazards associated with the use of different pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(6)(d) (d) Factors influencing pesticide effectiveness and pest resistance to pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(6)(e) (e) The mixing and dilution of pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(7) (7)Equipment. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to the types of equipment used to apply pesticides, including the advantages and limitations of each type of equipment, the use and maintenance of equipment, and the calibration of equipment.
ATCP 29.30(8) (8)Pesticide mixing and loading. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(8)(a) (a) Mixing and loading instructions.
ATCP 29.30(8)(b) (b) Proper mixing and loading procedures.
ATCP 29.30(8)(c) (c) Mixing and loading equipment and facilities.
ATCP 29.30(8)(d) (d) Spill prevention and spill response procedures.
ATCP 29.30(8)(e) (e) Worker safety, including use of protective safety equipment.
ATCP 29.30(9) (9)Pesticide application. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all the following unless the individual is certified only as a pesticide mixer and loader under s. ATCP 29.28:
ATCP 29.30(9)(a) (a) The methods or procedures used to apply different pesticides and pesticide formulations.
ATCP 29.30(9)(b) (b) Factors affecting the choice of application method or application rate.
ATCP 29.30(9)(c) (c) The relationship between pesticide discharge, pesticide placement, and proper use of pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(9)(d) (d) Unnecessary use and misuse of pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(9)(e) (e) Prevention of overspray and drift.
ATCP 29.30(10) (10)Pesticide handling, storage, transportation and disposal. Demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.30(10)(a) (a) Proper equipment, facilities and procedures for handling, storing, transporting and disposing of pesticides.
ATCP 29.30(10)(b) (b) Proper procedures for rinsing and disposing of pesticide containers.
ATCP 29.30(10)(c) (c) Proper spill prevention and spill response procedures.
ATCP 29.30(10)(d) (d) Safeguards to prevent or minimize hazards to persons, property and the environment.
ATCP 29.30(10)(e) (e) Worker protection, including use of protective equipment.
ATCP 29.30(11) (11)Pesticide regulations. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant state and federal pesticide regulations including:
ATCP 29.30(11)(a) (a) The federal act.
ATCP 29.30(11)(b) (b) Sections 94.67 to 94.71, Stats.
ATCP 29.30(11)(c) (c) This chapter, chs. ATCP 30, 31 and 33, and ch. NR 80.
ATCP 29.30 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
ATCP 29.31 ATCP 29.31Commercial applicators; certification categories. The department may certify an individual as a commercial applicator, under s. ATCP 29.26, in any of the following categories:
ATCP 29.31(1) (1)FIELD AND VEGETABLE CROP PEST CONTROL.
ATCP 29.31(1)(a)(a) Category description. This category includes individuals who use or direct the use of pesticides to control pests affecting agricultural field and vegetable crops, or to control pests on noncrop agricultural lands.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b) (b) Certification requirements. To be certified in this category, an individual shall demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)1. 1. Agricultural crops and noncrop agricultural land uses, and key pests that may affect them.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)2. 2. Pesticides that may be used to control relevant pests, and factors that may affect the need for and appropriate use of those pesticides.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)3. 3. Potential health and environmental hazards related to the use of pesticides in this category, including hazards related to surface water and groundwater.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)4. 4. Appropriate procedures for mixing, loading, applying, and disposing of pesticides, to prevent or minimize pesticide-related hazards.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)5. 5. The safe use of pesticide-treated crops for food or feed, including required pre-harvest intervals.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)6. 6. Worker safety, notice, posting and restricted entry interval requirements.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)7. 7. Hazards to treated plants and nontarget organisms, including phytotoxicity.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)8. 8. Pesticide overspray and drift, and how to avoid them.
ATCP 29.31(1)(b)9. 9. Public and community relations issues related to pesticide applications.
ATCP 29.31(2) (2)FRUIT CROP PEST CONTROL.
ATCP 29.31(2)(a)(a) Category description. This category includes individuals who use or direct the use of pesticides to control pests affecting the production of agricultural fruit crops, including small fruits, tree fruits, and nuts.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b) (b) Certification requirements. To be certified in this category, an individual shall demonstrate practical knowledge and competency related to all of the following:
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)1. 1. Common agricultural fruit crops grown in this state, and the pests that affect them.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)2. 2. Pesticides that may be used to control relevant pests, and factors that may affect the need for and appropriate use of those pesticides.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)3. 3. Potential health and environmental hazards related to pesticide use in this category, including hazards related to surface water and groundwater.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)4. 4. Appropriate procedures for mixing, loading, applying, and disposing of pesticides, to prevent or minimize pesticide-related hazards.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)5. 5. The safe use of pesticide-treated fruit crops for food or feed, including required pre-harvest intervals.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)6. 6. Worker safety, notice, posting, and restricted entry interval requirements.
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