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BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
BPCA launches first-ever digital forum event
The British Pest Control Association has announced it will be holding its first-ever all-digital forum event on Tuesday, April 7.
Keeping pests at bay in Covid-19 pandemic
Keeping pests at bay in Covid-19 pandemic
The British Pest Control Association (BPCAS) is urging householders to be vigilant to pest infestation during the Covid-19 crisis. The move comes as some local authorities struggle to maintain refuse collection services.
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
NPTA answers Covid-19 questions from members
John Hope, technical manager at the National Pest Technicians Association, has answered a number of questions from members. The first question asked was: Can members go about their business in the current lockdown period?
Terminix highlights the importance of regular pro-active pest management
Terminix highlights the importance of regular pro-active pest management
Terminix has issued a warning to customers who are considering shutting down sites during the coronavirus outbreak. The company said is important to continue checking for pests and eliminating them before they get an opportunity to establish and cause a health hazard.
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
BPCA issues advice for pest professionals operating during Covid-19 pandemic
The British Pest Control Association has said that Covid-19 presents a very real threat to public health and to the most vulnerable in society, whilst highlighting that pest management requires professionals to visit sites and deal with clients face-to-face.
Permanent baiting indoor guidance improved
Permanent baiting indoor guidance improved
The guidance on permanent baiting issued by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) in September 2018 has been changed. Where indoor permanent baiting has proved necessary, the frequency of inspections is now down to the pest professionals’ expertise. Previously, as with outdoor permanent baiting, inspections had to take place at intervals of at least four weeks.
News from Syngenta – handy new App
News from Syngenta – handy new App
A new Syngenta Professional Pest Management App now provides pest controllers with all the information, advice and record keeping to get the best out of products, and offer a fully professional service to their customers.
Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD
Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD
Pass an online Pest Test and, from now on your BASIS PROMPT Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be added automatically to your training record. This welcome development follows investment by Pest to dispense with the labour intensive manual inputting of test results.


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