Commercial - Public Applicator Packet (CORE)
Prepare for the Core certification exam covering pesticide safety. This exam must be passed in addition to a Category certification exam to become a commercial or public pesticide applicator.
Certification as a commercial or public applicator is required if:
- A pesticide application is being made to a property not owned or rented by the applicator or their employer.
- Restricted use pesticides or fumigants are being applied on a property rented or owned by the applicator, but are not applied for the production of an agricultural crop.
- Pesticides are being applied to apartments of four or more units, golf courses, parks, playgrounds/athletic fields, swimming pools for other than single-family residences, education/research institutions, and schools, including public and private day care centers with seven or more children.
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