California Code of Regulations (Title 3. Food and Agriculture)
Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations

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Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations
Chapter 3. Pest Control Operations
Subchapter 1. Licensing
Article 4. Pest Control Aircraft Pilot's Certificate


6540. Apprentice Pilot Supervision.

The journeyman pilot responsible for supervision of an apprentice pilot shall be aware of the conditions at the application site and be available to direct and control the manner in which applications are made by the apprentice. The availability of the journeyman shall be directly related to the actual or potential hazard of the situation.

 

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 11456, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

Reference: Sections 11908 and 11909, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

6542. Registration.

(a) Each pest control aircraft pilot who registers as an apprentice pilot in any county shall include on the registration form the name of the journeyman pilot responsible for providing supervision of the pest control activities of such apprentice. The journeyman pilot named on the apprentice pilot's county registration must be currently registered with that county.

(b) The apprentice pilot shall immediately notify the commissioner and amend the registration in the event the journeyman pilot named on the apprentice's registration is no longer able to provide such apprentice with supervision.

 

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 11456 and 11502, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

Reference: Sections 11921 and 11924, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

6544. Pesticide Handling by Pilots.

Pilots who operate pest control aircraft shall not transfer, mix or load liquid category one or two pesticides containing organophosphates or carbamates unless a closed system is used.

 

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 11456, 11502, 12976 and 12981, Food and Agricultural Code.

 

Reference: Sections 11502 and 12981, Food and Agricultural Code.