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.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)7. 7. Hazards to treated plants and nontarget organisms, including phytotoxicity.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)8. 8. Pesticide overspray and drift, and how to avoid them.
ATCP 29.31(2)(b)9. 9. Public and community relations issues related to pesticide applications.
ATCP 29.31(3) (3)LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PEST CONTROL.
ATCP 29.31(3)(a)(a) Category description. This category includes individuals who use or direct the use of pesticides to do either of the following:
ATCP 29.31(3)(a)1. 1. Control pests on agricultural animals such as livestock, poultry, or horses.
ATCP 29.31(3)(a)2. 2. Control pests other than birds and rodents in places, other than human habitations, where agricultural animals are confined.
ATCP 29.31(3)(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(3)(b)1. 1. Common agricultural animals, and the pests that affect them.
ATCP 29.31(3)(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(3)(b)3. 3. Potential adverse health effects on animals and humans.
ATCP 29.31(3)(b)4. 4. Potential adverse effects on food and other uses of animals or their products.
ATCP 29.31(3)(b)5. 5. Appropriate procedures for preparing, applying, and disposing of pesticides, to prevent or minimize pesticide-related hazards.
ATCP 29.31(4) (4)FOREST PEST CONTROL.
ATCP 29.31(4)(a)(a) Category description. This category includes individuals who use or direct the use of pesticides to control pests in forests, forest nurseries, Christmas tree plantations, and tree seed producing areas.
ATCP 29.31(4)(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(4)(b)1. 1. Forests, forest nurseries, Christmas tree plantations, and tree seed production in this state, and pests that may affect them.
ATCP 29.31(4)(b)2. 2. Pesticides that may be used to control relevant pests.
ATCP 29.31(4)(b)3. 3. Factors, including pest population dynamics and cycles, that may affect the need for and appropriate use of pesticides.
ATCP 29.31(4)(b)4. 4. Appropriate procedures for mixing, loading, applying, and disposing of pesticides, to prevent or minimize pesticide-related hazards.
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