(a)  The certified applicator acting in a supervisory role shall be available to the non‑certified applicator in the event he is needed. It shall be the responsibility of the certified applicator to keep the non‑certified applicator aware of all directions for use and cautions for safe use and application of any restricted use pesticide he or she may be directed to apply.

(b)  All non‑certified applicators applying any restricted use pesticide under the direct supervision of a certified applicator shall have available at the application site or at the loading and mixing site, if different from the application site, the following:

(1)           written or printed directions for applying the restricted use pesticide, which may include pesticide product labeling;

(2)           written or printed instructions describing procedures to be followed in order to prevent injury to the applicator, other persons and unreasonable adverse effects on the environment which may include pesticide product labeling; and

(3)           instructions for direct communication with the certified applicator under whose supervision the non‑certified applicator is working (i.e., name, location, telephone number, radio contact, etc.); Such instructions, when followed, shall be considered direct communication with the certified applicator.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑440;

Eff. December 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. February 5, 1978;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.