The EPA is now requiring that certified applicators successfully complete an EPA training before mixing, loading, and/or applying paraquat. The training provides important information about paraquat’s toxicity, new label requirements and restrictions, and the consequences of misuse.
Any person who intends to use paraquat must be a certified applicator and is required to take the training. “Use” includes pre-application activities involving mixing and loading the pesticide; applying the pesticide; and other pesticide-related activities, including, but not limited to, transporting or storing opened pesticide containers, cleaning equipment, and disposing of excess pesticides, spray mix, equipment wash waters, pesticide containers, and other paraquat-containing materials.
Here is a link for the EPA-approved training module can be accessed here. This training to should take about 45 minutes.
This information comes from the EPA website on paraquat (https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-worker-safety/paraquat-dichloride-training-certified-applicators#q2)