Immediately Supervised Pesticide Trainee
(1)There is herewith established a type of pesticide trainee license and a type of public trainee license which shall bear the designation “Immediately Supervised Trainee.”
(2)An immediately supervised pesticide trainee license may only be issued upon receipt by the department of:
(a)An appropriately completed license application form; and
(b)Payment of the appropriate fee.
(3)The fee for an immediately supervised pesticide trainee license shall be the same as the fee for a pesticide trainee license.
(4)An immediately supervised pesticide trainee license shall expire on December 31 of the year of issuance, or of the following year if issued a license for two consecutive years.
(5)An immediately supervised trainee license authorizes the holder to conduct pesticide application activities under the immediate supervision of an appropriately licensed supervisor as detailed in OAR 603-057-0001 (Definitions). The immediately supervised pesticide trainee may apply pesticides only in the categories listed under the supervisor’s license. If the supervisor is a licensed public applicator, the immediately supervised pesticide trainee or immediately supervised public trainee may only apply pesticides as described in ORS 634.116 (Pesticide operator license)(12).
(6)An immediately supervised pesticide trainee license may be renewed.
(7)For each pesticide application made by an immediately supervised pesticide trainee, a pesticide application record, as required by ORS 634.146 (Records required of operators) and OAR 603-057-0130 (Applicator’s Records and Reports), must be made that also contains the names and pesticide license numbers of the trainee(s) and their supervisor(s). The employer of the trainee shall retain the record for a period of three years and release them to the department for inspection as required or authorized by ORS chapters 561 or 634 or rules adopted thereunder.
(8)An immediately supervised pesticide trainee license does not authorize the holder to conduct pesticide applications by helicopter or fixed wing aircraft.
(9)For purposes of this section, “an appropriately licensed supervisor” is:
(a)A licensed pesticide applicator, or licensed public applicator;
(b)Licensed in the category, or categories, in which the immediately supervised pesticide trainee is currently engaged.
(10)Any immediately supervised pesticide trainee conducting pesticide application activities without an appropriately licensed supervisor, without an appropriately licensed supervisor on the site where the application is being made, or who is unable to identify their supervisor, will be considered unlicensed and subject to enforcement actions in accordance to ORS 634.900 (Penalty for certain violations).
Rule 603-057-0106 — Immediately Supervised Pesticide Trainee,