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KY Pesticide Application Signs

302 KAR 28:030. Ornamental and interior plantscape posting.

RELATES TO: KRS Chapter 217B
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 217B.050
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 217B.050 requires the Department of Agriculture to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the provisions of KRS Chapter 217B. This administrative regulation establishes ornamental and interior plantscape posting requirements.
Section 1. Applicability. Any operator or applicator who applies pesticides to ornamentals or interior plantscapes shall:
(1) Immediately following application of pesticides to ornamentals or interior plantscapes, place a marker at a prominent location in the ornamentals or interior plantscapes. The sign shall read “PESTICIDES HAVE BEEN APPLIED – PLEASE STAY OUT OF TREATED AREA” in letters easily readable and not less than three-eighths (3/8) inches in height. The marker may also display a symbol depicting the required message and the name, logo, and service mark of the applicator. Posting requirements shall not apply if plants that are in interior plantscapes are taken off-site for pesticide application and not returned until the plants have adequately dried.
Section 2. Effective Date. The effective date of this administrative regulation shall be July 1, 2002. (28 Ky.R. 740; Am. 1371; eff. 12-19-2001.)

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