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Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
Pesticides are substances and preparations intended to render harmless or destroy pests and harmful organisms or nuisance organisms. Pest control must be carried out in such a way that humans and the environment are not endangered.
Anyone who carries out pest control with very toxic, toxic or harmful substances and preparations for the first time
- professionally with others or
- not only occasionally and not only to a small extent in their own business in which food is produced, treated or placed on the market or in a facility referred to in Section 36 of the Infection Protection Act,
must notify the competent authority of this.
The notification must contain the following information in particular
- proof that the company's personnel, premises and safety equipment are sufficient and suitable for this work,
- the number of employees handling the pesticides,
- for the pesticides intended for pest control, the
- mechanisms of action,
- application methods and
- decontamination measures,
- the areas of the intended pest control and the target organisms against which the pest control is to be carried out, and
- the result of the examination as to whether the control objective can also be achieved with less hazardous pesticides.
Adequate staffing is deemed to exist if suitable competent persons are employed.
Suitable persons are those who
- is at least 18 years old,
- possess the reliability required for handling pest control and
- can prove by means of a certificate from a doctor in accordance with Section 7 (1) of the Ordinance on Occupational Health Care that there are no indications that he/she is physically or mentally unfit to handle pesticides; the certificate must not be older than five years.
Competent persons are those who
- undergoes regular further training and
- has passed the examination in accordance with the Ordinance on Vocational Training for Pest Control Technicians of July 15, 2004 (BGBl. I p. 1638) or
- has passed the examination in accordance with the ordinance on the examination for the recognized qualification "Certified Pest Controller" of 19 March 1984 (BGBl. I p. 468) or
- has passed the examination to become an assistant or master pest controller under the law no longer in force in the old federal states or under the law of the former GDR.
- Anyone who has passed an examination or successfully completed training that has been recognized by the competent authority as equivalent to the aforementioned examinations is also deemed to be competent. If the intended pest control is limited to certain areas of application, anyone who has passed an examination or successfully completed training that has been recognized by the competent authority as suitable for these activities shall also be deemed competent.
Who should I contact?
To the districts or independent cities (health authority).
What are the fees?
No fees are payable for the notification of pest control measures.
The recognition of the equivalence of expertise may be subject to a fee. The competent authority shall decide on the amount.
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
The notification must be submitted to the competent authority six weeks before the start of the first activity. The competent authority must be informed immediately of any changes to the content of the notification.
- Annex I No. 3 Ordinance on Protection against Hazardous Substances (GefStoffV),
- Ordinance on the Responsibility for Hazardous Substances - GefZustVO,
- § Section 36 of the Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (Infection Protection Act - IfSG). Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (Infection Protection Act - IfSG)Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (Infection Protection Act - IfSG)Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (Infection Protection Act - IfSG)
Applications / forms
The application can be made informally.
Proof of equivalent expertise obtained within the EU Community should also be submitted in German.
What else should I know?
Pest control of vertebrates also requires a certificate of competence in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act on the knowledge and skills required to kill vertebrates (see Pest control (vertebrates) commercially - permit).
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.