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Disinfectants are pesticides–so use safely!

Antimicrobials include several categories of products. To maintain virus-free surfaces use a disinfectant or a virucide.  Sterilants are generally more toxic and reserved for critical environments like hospitals. Infographic courtesy Enviroxyclean.

What do “pest control” and public health campaigns against SARS Cov-2 have in...

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  • Author: Mike Merchant
Focus Area Tags: Health Pest Management

Pests and COVID-19

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Like you, we at the UC Statewide IPM Program are responding to the COVID-19 situation in ways that...

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:45 PM
Tags: coronavirus (3), COVID-19 (3), health (3), pest (87), pesticide (20), safe (2), UC IPM (224)

Applying Glyphosate? Know How to Choose the Right PPE

Figure 1. Few glyphosate product labels require that applicators wear

Public concern regarding the risk of illness from long-term exposure to glyphosate is on the rise....

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:45 PM

DPR license renewal and early bird pricing for online courses

Online training courses

If you are a license or certificate holder from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation...

Online training courses
Online training courses

Online training courses

Posted on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 10:20 PM
Tags: courses (2), DPR (18), online (4), pesticide (20), pesticide applicators (3), renewal (3), UC IPM (224)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

What to Wear When Using Pesticides

Figure 1. Safety glasses showing evidence of compliance with the designated “Z87” marked. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

When using any kind of pesticide, including herbicides, it's important to read the pesticide label...

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM

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