Approved for 2 units in Category 7E (Wood Preserving).

This course has been approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Pesticide Control Program.

For on-line courses, a New Jersey pesticide applicator can accumulate 2 units in Core (of the 8 required) and 4 units (of the 16 required) in each category over their 5-year certification period.

Major Topics:

  • Introduction to Wood and Methods of Applying Preservatives
  • Advantages of Wood
  • Disadvantages of Wood
  • Different Uses for Treated Wood
  • Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects
  • Treated Wood Provides Protection from: Biological deterioration, Fungi, Insects & Marine borers
  • Preservative Treating Processes
  • Classification of American Woods with Respect to Heartwood Penetrability
  • Effect of Treatment on Penetration: Treating Schedule for the Full Cell (Bethell) Process, Treating Schedule of the Lowry (empty cell) Process, Treating Schedule of the Rueping (empty cell) Process, Conceptual Diagram of CCA Pressure-Treating Facility
  • Safer Alternatives
  • Safety precautions

Check NJDEP for current New Jersey requirements-

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