This online course is designed for pesticide applicators looking to better understand how to prevent herbicide injury. With an understanding of the off-target movement of herbicides and knowing which factors contribute to herbicide injury, applicators can more easily take preventative steps.
- Identify typical injury symptoms that result from exposure to PGR or auxin herbicides.
- Learn how to get injury diagnosis assistance.
- Identify resources for handling injured plants and communicating with neighbors.
This training also can serve those interested in preventing herbicide injury and promoting neighbor communications in regard to these issues.
Visit this online training course and click 'Login as Guest' for access. This free course was revised in May 2021.
- Tips for Certification Exam Preparation - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (2023)
- How to Handle Pesticide Drift Complaints: A Guide for Those Affected by Drift for Producers, Gardeners, and Home Owners - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (2022)
- NPDES Summary - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (2021)
- NPDES FAQ - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (2021)
- Pesticide Lookalikes: Avoid Accidental Pesticide Poisoning - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (2021)
- Making Pesticides Applications in School/Community Gardens - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program (Revised 2020)
- Temperature Inversions - by North Dakota State University (Revised 2019)
- Top 12 Lawn and Garden Pests - by UofI Pesticide Safety Education Program
Structural Pest Control Licensing
- For questions regarding structural pest control licensing, testing, training, or school IPM, please contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Division of Environmental Health (217-782-5830).
- Structural Pest Control Program website
- Frequently Asked Questions website
- The Pesticide Safety Education Program general standards exam and training are different than the general standards exam and training offered through IDPH and are used to obtain a different license.
- The Pesticide Safety Education Program general standards training can be completed to gain continuing education credits for an existing structural pest control license.