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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 7PESTICIDES
SUBCHAPTER HSTRUCTURAL PEST CONTROL SERVICE
DIVISION 7INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS
RULE §7.203Responsibilities of Certified Applicators and Licensed Technicians

The commercial or noncommercial certified applicator or licensed technician shall:

  (1) apply only EPA labeled pesticides, appropriate for the target pest, except as provided in Division 7 of this subchapter (relating to Integrated Pest Management Program for School Districts);

  (2) provide the structural pest management needs of the school district by following the school district's IPM program and these regulations;

  (3) obtain written approval from the IPM Coordinator(s) for the use of pesticides in accordance with Division 7;

  (4) handle and forward to the IPM Coordinator(s) records of IPM activities, any complaints relating to pest problems, and pesticide use;

  (5) ensure that pesticide use records are forwarded to the IPM Coordinator within two (2) business days or in a time frame as agreed to by the IPM Coordinator;

  (6) consult with the IPM Coordinator(s) concerning the use of control measures in buildings and grounds; and

  (7) ensure that all pest control activities are consistent with the school district's IPM program and IPM policy.


Source Note: The provisions of this §7.203 adopted to be effective December 21, 2015, 40 TexReg 9116

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