U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Usually requires specific training and State or Federal certification. Excludes "Commercial Pilots" (53-2012) who dust or spray crops from aircraft.
Illustrative examples: Weed Sprayer,
Broad Occupation: 37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers
Minor Group: 37-3000 Grounds Maintenance Workers
Major Group: 37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010