NPMA Announces Public Health Vector Control Workshops

NPMA Announces Public Health Vector Control Workshops

NPMA is hosting two one-day workshops — Feb. 27, in Houston, and March 1, West Palm Beach, Fla. — focused on public health pest control, with an emphasis on the structural pest management industry’s role in controlling mosquitoes that transmit disease-causing pathogens.

February 10, 2017
In light of the recent concern about Zika and other mosquito-borne disease issues, NPMA is hosting a unique one-day workshop in Florida to focus on public health pest control, with an emphasis on the structural pest management industry’s role in controlling mosquitoes that transmit disease-causing pathogens. This workshop will feature a lineup of industry experts, federal and state government officials and public health professionals to provide you with the information you need to effectively prepare for the season.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Opening General Session: The Importance of Pest Control in Public Health
Interdepartmental Agency Update
Vector Borne Disease: Looking Beyond Zika
Mosquito Biology and Behavior
Backyard Business Models – Getting Invested in Mosquito Control
Control Procedures for Aedes Mosquitoes
Communicating a Compelling Public Health Message to Consumers
Worker and Environmental Safety Considerations When Performing Mosquito Services
Protecting Your Business: Contracts, Insurance and Liability

CEUs. NPMA has requested recertification credits for applicators in the states of Texas ane Florida. A list of approved credits and the instructions for obtaining them will be made available onsite at the workshop.

CLICK HERE to view the West Palm Beach program.

CLICK HERE to view the Houston program.

The workshops are sponsored by FMC, Syngenta and Zoecon.