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WV Applicator & Registered Technician Renewal

How do I renew my West Virginia Pesticide Applicator License? The first step is completing the state required continuing education (CE) assigned to your license. You can check your continuing education credits online by signing into the West Virginia Department of Agriculture website and clicking the ‘EXAMS’ tab.  Once your continuing education is complete you…

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Arizona Applicators, Get Your Last-Minute CE

What courses do I need to renew my Arizona pesticide applicator license? Arizona applicators and qualified applicators are required to complete 6 hours of continuing education, one of the six hours must pertain to each category/categories of certification, the remaining hours are elective. Certified Training Institute offers elective courses to meet core requirements.  Courses are…

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Nebraska Pesticide Renewal

What are the requirements to renew a Nebraska pesticide license? You must complete 12 credit hours of continuing education every 3 years by your April 15 renewal date. Licenses are renewed by submitting continuing education to the state and paying a renewal fee based on your license. Complete a 12-credit hour renewal course before your expiration…

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Revised Worker Protection Standards

What is the Worker Protection Standard? Worker Protection Standard (WPS) aims to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers.  Under Worker Protection Standard, all employers are required to: Formally train both workers and handlers yearly Provide documentation of training to employees Keep and maintain training records Use EPA-approved…

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Attention Pesticide Employers!

The EPA released new regulations for Worker Protection Safety on January 2nd, 2017 . All pesticide applicators must comply to the new guidelines this year. What is Worker Protection Safety? Worker Protection Safety is an EPA mandated course that pesticide employers must give yearly.  The purpose of the training is to inform and protect handlers and…

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Personal Protection for Pesticide Applicators

When used appropriately pesticides can have a massive positive impact on forestry, public health, and agriculture, however, improper pesticide use can have hazardous effects. However, incorrect pesticide use can be harmful to the applicator, as well as, anyone or anything around them. Did you know? Pesticides spilled on the ground or burned in a fire can:…

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Arizona Pesticide License Renewal

Arizona pesticide applicators are required to complete 6-hours of continuing education for their yearly renewal May 1st deadline.  Applicators must renew their license online through the state of Arizona. Where can I find classes to renew my Arizona pesticide applicator license? Certified Training Institute offers a variety of courses designed to meet Arizona’s continuing education…

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Georgia Pesticide

What do I need to renew my Georgia pesticide applicator license? Georgia applicators need to renew their license 5 years after the date of issuance.  Applicators can retake their applicator exam or accumulate recertification credit hours.  Private applicators need 3-credit hours and commercial applicators need 6 or 10 credit hours depending on their category. How…

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How to Select a Respirator for Use with Pesticides

spraying pesticide while wearing respirtator

Respirators protect you from breathing pesticide contaminated air. Inhalation of pesticides can be very dangerous to your health. Using the correct type of respirator, that is fitted properly, will help reduce the risk of harmful pesticide exposure. The first step in selecting a respirator is to check the pesticide product label. All labels are required…

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