Which Growsafe certificate?
There are requirements under both EPA and WorkSafe for training and/or certification. Our decision tree for agrichemical users
will help you identify the appropriate Growsafe certificate for you and the staff at your workplace.
If you are spraying for hire or reward, there are additional requirements for training and certification. Our decision tree for contractors
will help you identify the appropriate Growsafe course for you and your staff.
Approved Handler/Certified Handler
Approved Handler has been replaced by Certified Handler certificate. The Certified Handler certificate is now only required if you use class 6.1A or B substances
, such as Paraquat or Counter 20G. You will need the appropriate Growsafe certificate in addition to Certified Handler certificate.
Sale of agrichemicals
If you are selling agrichemicals then you need to ensure that your customers are suitably qualified. Our decision tree for retailers
will help you know what to check.
Regional plan requirements
In addition to the national requirements sent out in our decision trees above, there are occasionally additional training and certification requirements set out in regional plans
Summary of certificates
Click on the image below to download this summary of Growsafe certificates and who they are designed for.