80-8-404. Model school integrated pest and pesticide management safety program. (1) The department shall develop a model school integrated pest and pesticide management safety program and distribute the program to school districts by July 1, 1994. The model program must provide guidance and recommendations to school districts on management of pests and pesticides and on alternatives within schools and on school grounds.
(2) The model program guidelines and recommendations must include information on pests, alternative and pesticide control methods and their integration, environmental concerns, and protection of public health. Special information and recommendations for protecting school children from exposure to pesticides and the acute or chronic potential adverse health effects of pesticides must be emphasized. The department may periodically revise the model program guidelines, policies, and recommendations as new integrated pest, pesticide, or alternative management techniques and methods are developed and as new information on protecting school children from pesticides is developed.
(3) The director may consult and obtain advice from pest and pesticide specialists, school personnel, and the public on any aspect of the model school integrated pest and pesticide management safety program.
History: En. Sec. 4, Ch. 177, L. 1993.