Sector-Specific Tools & Guides

This page lists the sectors named in the Integrated Pest Management Act (IPMA) and Regulation as requiring authorization.

Find resources, guidance documents and bulletins under each sector. Guides include information specific to the sector on:

  • Pesticide Management Plans (PMP)
  • Pesticide Use Notices
  • Processes and requirements for licences and permits
  • Standards for pesticide storage, transportation and use
  • Notifications
  • Recordkeeping

Forestry

For forest pest and vegetation management.

Noxious Weed & Vegetation Management

For professionals that use pesticides to manage weeds or invasive plants in industrial areas or on public land (e.g. processing facilities, mines, well sites, equipment yards, highways, transmission lines, pipelines, landfills, dikes, dams, reservoirs or airports).

Railway

For vegetation management and wood preservation along railways.

Landscape

For pest managers working in the landscape sector.

Mosquitoes

For the use of bacterial or other pesticide treatments to manage mosquitoes on public or private land.

Structural

For pest managers working in the structural sector.

Fumigation

For those using pesticides designed to work as gases. To ensure that fumigations are performed safely, according to pesticide labels and current standards, there are now conditions on fumigation certificates and user licences.

Agricultural Producers

Individuals working with agricultural products can find information specific to their industry including WorkSafe BC requirements for handling pesticides.

Notices & Signs

Consultation with First Nations

Contact Information

Contact the Integrated Pest Management Program for more information about industry-specific pest management.

Telephone: (250) 387-9502
Fax: (250) 356-0299
Mailing
Address:
PO Box 9341 Stn Prov Govt Victoria, BC V8W 9M1
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