TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-25
Pesticide Control

SECTION 23-25-11


§ 23-25-11 Prohibitions for applicators.

(a) No person shall use or supervise the use of any "restricted use pesticide" which is restricted to use by certified applicators pursuant to § 23-25-9 without first complying with the certification requirements pursuant to § 23-25-13 and any other restrictions as determined by the director as necessary to prevent unreasonable adverse effects on the environment, including injury to the applicator or other persons, for that specific pesticide use; provided, that a competent person may make an application under the direct supervision of a certified applicator.

(b) No person shall use or supervise the use of any "state limited use pesticide" which is restricted to use by certified applicators pursuant to § 23-25-9 without first complying with the certification requirements pursuant to § 23-25-13 or 23-25-14 and any other restrictions as determined by the director as necessary to prevent unreasonable adverse effects on the environment, including injury to the applicator or other persons, for that specific pesticide use; provided, that a competent person may make an application under the direct supervision of a certified applicator.

(c) No commercial applicator shall use or supervise the use of any pesticide on land without first becoming a licensed commercial applicator under § 23-25-12 or a certified applicator under § 23-25-13 and regulations adopted under these sections, unless he or she is making the application under the direct supervision of a licensed commercial applicator or a certified commercial applicator; provided, that a commercial applicator applying or supervising the application of a pesticide, not classified as a restricted use pesticide or state limited use pesticide, on land owned or rented by him or her or his or her employer need not comply with the requirements under § 23-25-12 or 23-25-13.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 191, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 23-41.1-11; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1.)