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15.05.02.00.htm 15.05.02.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 05 PESTICIDE USE CONTROL Chapter 02 Integrated Pest Management and Notification of Pesticide Use in a Public School Building or on School Grounds Authority: Agriculture Article, §5-204 and 5-208.1, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.05.02.01.htm 15.05.02.01. 01 Scope of Regulations.. This chapter sets forth the procedure for a county board of education to:. A. Develop and implement in its schools and on school grounds an integrated pest management system; andB. Notify a parent or guardian of a student attending a public school, a student, or a school staff member before a pesticide is applied in a school building or on school grounds during the school year.
15.05.02.02.htm 15.05.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Bait" means an insecticide or rodenticide mixed with a food material that attracts a pest.. 2) "Bait station" means a container enclosing an insecticide or rodenticide bait.. 3) "Contact person" means an individual:. a) Knowledgeable about integrated pest management; and. b) Designated by a county board to act as a contact for inquiries about the integrated pest manageme
15.05.02.03.htm 15.05.02.03. 03 Integrated Pest Management System.. A. County Board of Education Requirements.. 1) Each county board of education shall:. a) Develop and implement for its schools an integrated pest management system approved by the Department; andb) File a written integrated pest management plan with the Department for approval.. 2) When any change is made to the integrated pest management system, the county board of education shall submit the revised integrated pest management
15.05.02.04.htm 15.05.02.04. 04 Information for Parent, Guardian, or Staff Member.. A. School Notice Requirement.. 1) At the beginning of each school year, each school shall include notice of the school's integrated pest management system in the school calendar or other universal notification.2) The notice required in §A(1) of this regulation shall include the following information:. a) A statement that explains the school's integrated pest management system;. b) A list of the common name of any pesticide or b
15.05.02.05.htm 15.05.02.05. 05 Notification of a Pesticide Application in an Elementary School Building or on School Grounds.. A. During the school year, each school that enrolls elementary school students shall notify each parent or guardian of a student attending the school and each staff member:1) At least 24 hours before a pesticide is applied in a school building or on school grounds; and. 2) For emergency pest control:. a) Within 24 hours after a pesticide is applied, or.
15.05.02.06.htm 15.05.02.06. 06 Notification of a Pesticide Application in a Middle School Building or High School Building or on School Grounds.A. During the school year, each middle school or high school shall notify each parent or guardian and staff member on the pesticide notification list, as provided in Regulation .04B of this chapter:1) At least 24 hours before a pesticide is applied in a school building or on school grounds; and. 2) For emergency pest control:.
15.05.02.07.htm 15.05.02.07. 07 Notification of Space Spraying.. A. Except as provided by Regulation .09 of this chapter, each school that intends to use space spraying in a school building shall provide written notice to each parent or guardian and staff member at least 1 week before the application.B. The written notice shall be sent home with each student or provided to each staff member.. C. The notice shall:. 1) Be on a separate paper sheet at least 8-1/2 by 11 inches in size; and. 2) Contain:.
15.05.02.08.htm 15.05.02.08. 08 In-School Notification.. A. Pesticide Application in a School Building.. 1) Each school system shall develop an appropriate means of in-school notification to students and staff before a pesticide is applied in a middle school building or high school building.2) The in-school notification shall include a sign or notice posted:. a) At the room or area of the pesticide application; and. b) Either:. i) At the primary entrance to the school, or.
15.05.02.09.htm 15.05.02.09. 09 Emergency Pest Control.. A. A pesticide may be applied in a school building or on school grounds without prior notification only if an emergency pest situation exists.B. Within 24 hours after an emergency pesticide application, or on the next school day, the school shall notify:1) The parent or guardian of each student and each staff member at an elementary school according to Regulation .05 of this chapter; or2) Each parent or guardian and staff member on the
15.05.02.10.htm 15.05.02.10. 10 Pesticide Application in a Public School Building or on School Grounds.. A. A licensee, permittee, or certificate holder may not apply a pesticide in a school building or on school grounds until notification is provided in accordance with Regulation .05, .06, .07, or .08 of this chapter, unless provided in accordance with Regulation .09 of this chapter.B. A person who applies a pesticide in a school building or on school grounds shall be a:. 1) Certified applicator; or.
15.05.02.11.htm 15.05.02.11. 11 Posting of Sign on School Grounds.. A licensee or permittee applying a pesticide to a school ground shall post, at the time of application, a sign which conforms to the requirements of COMAR 15.05.01.15B―G.
15.05.02.9999.htm 15.05.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―10 adopted as an emergency provision effective February 11, 1999 (26:5 Md. R. 388) adopted permanently effective May 3, 1999 (26:9 Md. R. 730)Regulation .01―06 and .08―10 amended as an emergency provision effective April 28, 2000 (27:10 Md. R. 963) amended permanently effective July 24, 2000 (27:14 Md. R. 1343)Regulation .01 amended as an emergency provision effective January 15, 2002 (29:3 Md. R. 214) amende
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