: Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management 7D, 8, 10
10/23/2014 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
: Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management
7D, 8, 10. Participants please be seated by 8:55. Preregister by Oct 16. ~ Cat 7D: Definition - Includes certified applicators using pesticides to control flies or mosquitoes in a community or public health program. Public applicators who apply pesticides to control pests in a public health program are required to be certified in Category 8. Cat. 8 Public Health Pest Control
Definition - Includes certified applicators using pesticides in any designated public health program for the management and control of insects and similar organisms, rodents, and birds or any other designated pest, vertebrate or invertebrate, that may have medical and/or public health importance. Category 8 also includes certified applicators using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides in swimming pools and related facilities; cooling water systems used to transfer or dissipate heat; and applicators using restricted use pesticides to disinfect or sterilize medical/veterinary equipment, food/beverage/drug processing equipment, and the environmental services of such places as hospitals/nursing homes, food processing areas, and similar environments.Category 10 - Demonstration and Research
Definition - Includes individuals who demonstrate to the public the proper use and techniques of application, or who research the use of pesticides and in doing so use or supervise the use of pesticides. Individuals certified in Category 10 also are required to be certified in another category that is specific to the particular type of pesticide being employed for the particular project.