Pesticide Application: Hazards and First Aid

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Pesticide Application: Hazards and First Aid

Welcome to this CEU on Pesticide Application: Hazards and First Aid. In this course, you will gain introductory knowledge on the hazards of pesticide application misuse as well as basic first aid methods to be used if exposed to harmful chemicals. Go ahead and get started!

Learning Objectives:

The following is a list of the key points to be discussed within this course.

  • Know how to identify and differentiate between types of harmful effects (i.e., acute, delayed, allergic, chronic) associated with pesticide application.
  • Understand the hazard level classification system for pesticides, including the associated signal words.
  • Know how to identify common exposure routes for various pesticides and application methods.
  • Know how to recognize typical symptoms of pesticide exposure in humans and be aware of the appropriate first-aid response.
  • Know how to identify other health risks that may occur during pesticide application (e.g., heat stress) and know when to give first aid

West Virginia Course Approval

CourseCourse Number2 Credits
Pesticide Hazards and First Aid CEU000H83 - 884901 - Agricultural Plant Pest Control
2 - Agricultural Animal Pest Control
3 - Forest Pest Control
4A - Ornamental & Turf Outdoor
4B - Ornamental Pest Control Indoors
5 - Seed Treatment
6 - Aquatic Pest Control
7 - Right-of-Way/Industrial Weed
8A - General Pest Control
8B - Structural Pest Control
8C - Fumigation
8D - Wood Treatment
8E - Urban IPM
9 - Public Health
10 - Regulatory
11 - Demonstration & Research
12 - Pesticide Storage & Distribution
13A - Predator Control
13B - Sewer Root Control
13C - Hardwood Tree Release
13D - Mosquito Control
13E - Black Fly Control
PA - Private Applicator


Welcome to this CEU on Pesticide Application: Hazards and First Aid. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end. Good Luck!

Tyler Pettis - Director of Training

CEU Pricing: $15.00 Each

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Applicator Recertification Requirements

PRIVATE APPLICATORS, COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS, and CERTIFIED PUBLIC APPLICATORS must meet the following recertification requirements in order to maintain certification:

  • must attend approved training programs in order to accumulate recertification credits in CORE and appropriate CATEGORY-SPECIFIC topics at (3) year intervals.
  • (6) core credits and up to (10) category credits for each category in which the applicator is certified
  • (10) category specific credits are required for recertification under Demonstration and Research

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One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) equals (2) credits of educational instruction.

A CEU may be credited to more than one (1) category if it is approved in that(those) category(s); however, an applicator can not receive credit for the same course

An applicator who does not meet recertification credit requirements by the expiration date will no longer be permitted to make pesticide applications until the license is reinstated. The applicator is allowed up to one year to reinstate the license by obtaining the necessary recertification credits and paying the appropriate fees. Should the certification be expired longer than one-year period, reexamination is required for recertification.

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