Pesticide Safety Program
The Agricultural Commissioner administered Pesticide Use Enforcement program is responsible for ensuring the safe use of pesticides in all settings in the county. Through training and outreach, we strive to educate pesticide users of their legal responsibilities. Through inspections and investigations we ensure the safety of workers, the public and the environment.
New Updated Fieldworker forms A-9, Pesticide Handler Information, and Pesticide Safety Series Information are now available.
- Fieldworker forms A-9: English and Spanish: Spanish
- Pesticide Handler information: English and Spanish
- Pesticide Safety Info Series: English and Spanish
- Pesticide handler training form English (PDF) Opens a New Window. and Spanish (PDF) Opens a New Window.
- Fieldworker training form English (PDF) Opens a New Window. and Spanish (PDF) Opens a New Window.
Spanish Continuing Education Online Class
A Spanish language class will be held online on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. Topics include Pesticide Application Safety Regulations & Tips, Decontamination Regulations and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Trapping & Plant Shipment Inspections.
Clase en línea de educación continua en español
Una clase de español se llevará a cabo en línea el jueves 4 de noviembre de 2021, de 9:00 am a 11:00 am. Los temas incluyen regulaciones y consejos de seguridad para la aplicación de pesticidas, Regulaciones de descontaminación y Trampeo de Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter y envío de plantas.
Additional CE Resources
This is information is for QAL, QAC, PCA, and PAC holders who need to renew their licenses or certificates. There are a variety of organizations and businesses that offer continuing education credits utilizing on-line or webinar formats. The sites below offer both free and/or paid courses. The Napa County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office does not endorse or offer any opinion as to the value of these services. DPR offers a list of classes available in the state.
Database of Agricultural Pesticides
For a comprehensive database of agricultural pesticides applied in Napa County visit the California Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reporting page. Select desired year to begin query; results are indexed by agricultural commodity or by chemical name.
|Business Type||Violation Type||Fine Amount|
|Maintenance Gardener Pest Control Business||Hazard Communication||$300|
|Maintenance Gardener Pest Control Business||Unlicensed Maintenance Gardener Pest Control Business||$250|
|Pest Control Business – Vineyard Management||Decontamination Facility||$250|
|Pest Control Business – Vineyard Management||Personal Protective Equipment Use – Eyewear Backflow Prevention/Airgap||$600|
|Pest Control Business – Vineyard Management||Application-Specific Information||$300|