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Posts Tagged: DPR

Dress correctly for work: new online course on personal protective equipment

Pesticide handlers must clean their work clothes separate from the family laundry to prevent pesticide contamination.

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

It’s time for DPR license and certificate holders to renew—get units via online courses from UC IPM

Schools and Child care online HSA.

November has arrived, and before you know it we'll be ringing in 2018! For those who hold a...

Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:17 AM
Tags: child care (3), DPR (11), license (4), pest management (1), renewal (1), schools (1), statewide (1), UC IPM (5)

Pesticide Horrors from the CA Deptartment of Pesticide Regulation

Child reaching for bottle of pesticide in common drinking container. (M.L.Poe)

With Halloween again upon us, what better time to unearth a few true horror stories of reported...

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Tags: bleach (1), danger (1), Department Pesticide Regulation (4), DPR (11), fogger (1), illegal (1), poisoning (1), safety (1), storage (1)

Is Your Maintenance Gardener DPR Certified?

Maintenance gardeners who spray pesticides must be certified by DPR. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Summer is nearly here, and recently we've experienced warm weather following a rich rainy season....

Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 11:57 AM
Tags: certified (1), DPR (11), pesticides (4), Reynolds (2), UC IPM (5)

Halloween Horror Stories from California Department of Pesticide Regulation

DPR illustration of gravestones

From the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Halloween is upon us, and what better...

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 2:33 PM

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