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UPM Qualifications and Unit Standard requirements to provide Urban Pest Management Services in NZ

In December 2017 new legislation  was passed by WorkSafe and EPA detailing the the new requirements for handling of Class 6 (not normally used in Urban Pest Management (UPM) today) and Class 9 Urban Pest Management Pesticides. These are the mainstream pesticides used by most Urban Pest Managers.
The old Approved Handler Certificate has been retired.
It is replaced effective from 1 December 2017 by a two pieces of legislation.
1. For Class 6 Pesticides, under Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017;
2. For Class 9 Pesticides under Hazardous Substances (Hazardous Property Controls) Notice 2017

For Class 9 pesticides used in UPM (to see full EPA Notice follow link below):
Hazardous Substances (Hazardous Property Controls) Notice 2017

Clause 65 from the Notice says:
Qualifications for a contractor using substance in urban pest management

A contractor must not handle or apply the substance unless the contractor is a qualified  UPM contractor.

A qualified UPM contractor must provide evidence of their qualifications upon request by an enforcement officer.
A qualified UPM contractor means a contractor who, with respect to Table 3 (below):
(a)      holds the qualification specified in row A or B; or
(b)      has been credited with all of the units or unit standards specified in row D
NOTE: Row C is no longer available.

NOTE: Clause 65 applies to--
(a)      a class 9.1A, 9.2A, 9.3A, or 9.4A substance used in urban pest management (UPM) or
(b)      a substance listed in 
Table 3 in Schedule 9 of the notice