(a)  A registered technician's identification card shall contain, but not be limited to, the following information:

(1)           name of registrant;

(2)           name of licensee or employer;

(3)           name of licensee's company;

(4)           address of licensee's company;

(5)           license number and phase(s) of licensee;

(6)           age, weight, height, color of hair and eyes of registrant;

(7)           job classification of card holder;

(8)           issuance date, expiration date, and license year covered by card.

(b)  The registered technician's identification card and the license of the employer of the card holder shall bear the same license number and license phase(s).  Each registered technician's identification card shall bear only one license number, one company name, and not more than three license phases.

(c)  A licensee or noncommercial certified applicator applying for the issuance or renewal of a registered technician's identification card for his employee shall certify to the Division that the employee has completed employee training approved by the Committee in structural pest control work.

(d)  All individuals who make application for the issuance, not renewal, of registered technician's identification cards after January 1, 1999, shall complete the following training, or its equivalent, before becoming eligible for the identification card:

(1)           Introductory Training:

(A)          Introductory training shall include completion of the workbook, Introductory Training for Registered Technicians; and

(B)          A minimum of 24 hours of on-the-job training in applicable phases of structural pest control by the licensee, certified applicator, or registered technician having at least two years of experience.

(2)           On-the-job training involving the methods and materials the employee will use in the day-to-day performance of his duties.

(3)           The North Carolina Structural Pest Control Registered Technician School.   A fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) shall be charged for each employee attending the Registered Technician School.

(e)  Training materials and records shall be made available for inspection during regular business hours upon request by the Division and shall be retained two years beyond the last date of the individual's employment.

(f)  Introductory training shall be completed before the employee is permitted to mix or apply pesticides without the on-site supervision of a registered technician, certified applicator, or licensee.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.29;

Eff. July 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 22, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998; August 3, 1992: January 1, 1991; December 1, 1987.