Sector-Specific Tools & Guides for Pesticide Use

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

Sector

For the management of sea lice in marine finfish open net facilities.

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

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.

Record a fumigation management plan for each type of fumigation performed at each site in each separate facility. Submit this plan at least 24 hours before the first fumigation is conducted.

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

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).

 

For vegetation management and wood preservation along railways.