Pesticide Worker Safety

Resources for States and Educators to Use in Training Pesticide Applicators

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National Training Manuals

National Exam Item Banks

EPA, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Research Foundation, state lead agencies and extension educators have developed the following training and testing resources for applicator certification that are available only for state, territorial and tribal pesticide lead agencies. Request access to these materials from Michelle Arling ( 

  • National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam Item Bank
  • National Aerial Application Exam Item Bank
  • National Right-of-Way Exam Project
  • National Soil Fumigation Exam Item Bank

For Additional Information

Applicator certification and training resources are available from the: