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Global Pest Management Coalition formed Global Pest Management Coalition formed
Following the second Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety held in New York, USA between 3-4 April a group of 21 pest management associations from around the world met. Out of this was born the Global Pest Management Coalition (GPMC).
 
Henry Mott elected chairman of CEPA Henry Mott elected chairman of CEPA
At their General Assembly meeting held in Brussels on 14 June, Henry Mott was elected Chairman of Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA).
 
BPCA reveals local authority survey results on World Pest Awareness day BPCA reveals local authority survey results on World Pest Awareness day
World Pest Awareness day is designed to create awareness with citizens all over the world of the important role the professional pest management industry plays in protecting public health. So it is somewhat ironic that the BPCA survey reveals that spending cuts by local authorities are leaving parts of Britain increasingly exposed to the threat of a major pest infestation.
 
Plans for policing rodenticide sales announced Plans for policing rodenticide sales announced
Plans for independent auditing of rodenticide point of sale controls have been announced jointly by BASIS Registration and the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU).
 
Countdown to ICUP at Birmingham Countdown to ICUP at Birmingham
There are fewer than five weeks to the opening of the 9th International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) to be held in Birmingham, UK between 9-12 July 2017.
 
Will NPTA make PROMPT membership compulsory? Will NPTA make PROMPT membership compulsory?
Speaking at the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) roadshow at Eastwood Hall on Wednesday 25 May, Lucy Cottingham from BASIS PROMPT, the register of professional pest managers, showed how membership of the pest management register has grown in recent years. Indeed it is poised to take over as the most numerous register of professionals administered by BASIS.
 
Pest controllers are rated well by householders Pest controllers are rated well by householders
Pest controllers score highly for recommendation by word of mouth in an exclusive survey of property related services undertaken by SellingUp.com.
 


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