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Ohio dept. of Agriculture pesticide enforcement by James Belt

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Ohio dept. of Agriculture pesticide enforcement by James Belt

  1. 1. COBBTF PresentationCOBBTF Presentation 20152015 James BeltJames Belt Ohio Department ofOhio Department of AgricultureAgriculture (614)728-6389(614)728-6389 jbelt@agri.ohio.govjbelt@agri.ohio.gov
  2. 2. Pesticide EnforcementPesticide Enforcement  VoluntaryVoluntary ComplianceCompliance – DepartmentDepartment wide Goalwide Goal – Education andEducation and ComplianceCompliance AssistanceAssistance
  3. 3. When are Pesticide Applicators Required to beWhen are Pesticide Applicators Required to be Licensed?Licensed? Pesticide Applications Made For HirePesticide Applications Made For Hire Public EmployeesPublic Employees Daycare EmployeesDaycare Employees School EmployeesSchool Employees College EmployeesCollege Employees Hospital EmployeesHospital Employees Food Establishment EmployeesFood Establishment Employees Golf Course EmployeesGolf Course Employees Rental Owners/Employees w/ More Than 4Rental Owners/Employees w/ More Than 4 Apartments @ One LocationApartments @ One Location
  4. 4. Non-Licensed ApplicatorsNon-Licensed Applicators Owners and employees of rentalOwners and employees of rental properties with more than 4 apartmentproperties with more than 4 apartment units are required to be licensed asunits are required to be licensed as Commercial Applicators in order to applyCommercial Applicators in order to apply pesticides at those propertiespesticides at those properties Tenants often left pesticide product to useTenants often left pesticide product to use after the owner or owner’s employeeafter the owner or owner’s employee makes a pesticide applicationmakes a pesticide application
  5. 5. Pesticide Distribution ConcernsPesticide Distribution Concerns No person shall distribute a misbrandedNo person shall distribute a misbranded pesticidepesticide Distribute means to provide the pesticideDistribute means to provide the pesticide to another personto another person A pesticide is Misbranded if it’s label doesA pesticide is Misbranded if it’s label does not include all Federally requirednot include all Federally required informationinformation Only registered pesticide producingOnly registered pesticide producing establishments can produce pesticidesestablishments can produce pesticides
  6. 6. Is this Misbranded?Is this Misbranded?
  7. 7. Cincinnati Malathion CaseCincinnati Malathion Case Lab results from both mattresses were positive for Malathion
  8. 8. Misuse – CincinnatiMisuse – Cincinnati MalathionMalathion  Repeated treatment with Malathion –Repeated treatment with Malathion – inconsistent with label use – notinconsistent with label use – not labeled for indoor uselabeled for indoor use  Non-Licensed Business & ApplicatorNon-Licensed Business & Applicator  Human Health IssuesHuman Health Issues  Criminal Conviction by ODACriminal Conviction by ODA
  9. 9. www.agri.ohio.govwww.agri.ohio.gov Questions and Comments?Questions and Comments? James Belt (614)728-6389James Belt (614)728-6389 jbelt@agri.ohio.govjbelt@agri.ohio.gov
  10. 10. www.agri.ohio.govwww.agri.ohio.gov Questions and Comments?Questions and Comments? James Belt (614)728-6389James Belt (614)728-6389 jbelt@agri.ohio.govjbelt@agri.ohio.gov

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