Michigan - Chemical Hazards: Prohibitions

Area: 
Prohibitions Or Restrictions
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to utilize environmentally-safe chemicals and to reduce chemical exposure in schools.

Michigan Compiled Laws 324.8316 Notice of pesticide application at school or day care center

(7)  The department shall do both of the following:

  • (a)  Within 1 year after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection, develop a model integrated pest management policy for schools, in consultation with the department of education and the pesticide advisory committee created in section 8326, and make the policy available to all school districts, intermediate school districts, public school academies, and private schools.

  • (b)  Encourage local and intermediate school boards and boards of directors of public school academies to do both of the following:

    • (i)  Adopt and follow the model integrated pest management policy developed under subdivision (a).

    • (ii)  Require appropriate staff to obtain periodic updates and training on integrated pest management from experts on the subject.

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