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What are the requirements for the commercial applicator's financial responsibility insurance certificate (FRIC)?

(1) A commercial pesticide applicator's license shall not be issued until a financial responsibility insurance certificate is filed with the department which shall certify: (Forms to be supplied by the department).
(a) Name of insured (identical to name on application form)
(b) Address of insured
(c) Policy number
(d) Aircraft number(s) covered by the insurance (if applicable)
(e) Effective period
(f) Amount of insurance. Minimum requirements are:
(i) Public liability (personal injury) fifty thousand dollars; and property damage fifty thousand dollars; or
(ii) Alternately providing both public liability (personal injury), and property damage liability coverage within the same limit, providing such policy is issued in an amount of not less than one hundred thousand dollars.
(iii) Amount of deductible (if applicable): Maximum deductible, five thousand for all applicators.
(g) List of any pesticides or group of pesticides not covered by the policy.
(h) Acknowledgement of provisions for ten days' prior written notice of cancellation or reduction of the insurance coverage.
(2) The department may waive the requirements of this section, wholly or in part, if a surety bond in a form prescribed by the director is offered as evidence of financial responsibility, as provided for in RCW 17.21.160 and 17.21.170.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 17.21, 15.58, and 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-11-041A, § 16-228-1520, filed 5/9/07, effective 6/9/07; WSR 03-22-029, § 16-228-1520, filed 10/28/03, effective 11/28/03. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.54, 15.58 and 17.21 RCW. WSR 99-22-002, § 16-228-1520, filed 10/20/99, effective 11/20/99.]
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