The unsafe use of pesticides has the potential to cause adverse short-term or chronic health effects.  To minimise risk to the public it is important that pesticides are used and applied in a safe manner. 
Pest management technicians and pest management businesses in Western Australia are required to be licensed and registered with the Department of Health. The legislation that governs their use and application of pesticides is the Health (Pesticide) Regulations 2011

The following provides information on the requirements for applying for a pest management technician licence or business registration as well as guidance on the use and application of pesticides used in Western Australia.