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Correct Use of Disinfectants

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Many people have increased their use of disinfectants and sanitizers due to the COVID-19 crisis. It...

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Online training courses and webinars available from UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program

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This spring if you are looking for options to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs) and not...

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: courses (2), DPR (18), online (4), pesticide (21), pesticide applicators (3), renewal (3), UCIPM (70)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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 (4), COVID-19 (4), health (3), pest (94), pesticide (21), safe (2), UC IPM (246)

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

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