Secret Site Map
Friday, July 25, 2014

Home News Continuous Property Maintenance Code Additions Defeated

Continuous Property Maintenance Code Additions Defeated

News Coverage

NPMA helped prevent two proposals from being added to the Property Maintenance Code.

| May 17, 2013

FAIRFAX, Va. — During the week of April 21, the International Building Code meeting was held in Dallas, and as part of that meeting NPMA worked to prevent two proposals from being added to the Property Maintenance Code.

Both of the plans included language that NPMA’s WDO Division determined could be detrimental to the industry. Specifically, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) was attempting to define an infestation as the simple presence of pest debris/reside. In a second NCHH proposal, Code Officials would be allowed to regulate the storage and application of pesticides. With this second proposal's effects at the state level NPMA partnered with ASPCRO to defeat this proposal. The final results of NPMA’s actions were that the preemption has been preserved and infestation will not be defined by the simple presence of pest debris/residue.

 

Top news

Man Sets House on Fire While Trying to Kill Spider

A Seattle man set his home on fire while trying to kill a spider with a homemade blowtorch, KIRO reports.

Bayer CropScience Launches Maxforce Impact Roach Gel Bait

The product offers PMPs an innovative white matrix and a new bait active ingredient specially designed to combat aversion.

FMC Introduces Totality Wood Treatment

The new insecticide offers enhanced profitability with formulation, application and package efficiencies, FMC reports.

CRU Names Fugler Director of Risk Management

Allen Fugler is joining Capital Risk Underwriters, where he will work with CRU’s insured pest management professionals on regulatory compliance, employee training, file documentation and risk mitigation.

EPA Introduces New Graphic to Help Consumers Make Informed Choices about Insect Repellents

The new graphic that will be available to appear on insect repellent product labels.