Richfield, Ohio — The PCT Media Group announces a pre-publication offer for The Service Technician’s Field Manual, A Practical Guide for Structural Pest Control Professionals. This technical resource, which will be released in January 2012, is expected to become a pest control industry standard as an on-the-job reference and for formal technician training.
Written by veteran industry researcher and educator William H Robinson, Ph.D., the 218-page publication is fully illustrated and covers an array of topics that service technicians need in order to understand to provide situation-specific pest control. The book is designed to provide quick and clear reference and highlights technician tips and important precautionary notes.
The publication includes 20 chapters covering the following topics:
• The Next Generation Service Technician
• IPM: Detection and Monitoring
• Non-Chemical Control Methods
• Chemical Insecticides
• Insecticide Formulations
• Application Technology
• Transfer of a Toxic Dose
• Application Economics
• Structural Fumigation
• Indoor Insecticide Application
• Outdoor Insecticide Application
• Rodent Control
• Insecticide Application Equipment
• Equipment Repair and Maintenance
• Pesticide Application Safety
• Weights, Measures, and Calculations
Pre-publication price is $19.95 and is valid through January 31, 2012. After January 31, 2012 the price is $29.95 for single copies. Volume discounts will be available for resellers, training programs and pest control companies. Shipping begins late January 2012. To order, call a PCT Store representative at 800/456-0707 or visit the PCT Bookstore.