Archive for March, 2012

The following article comes from PCT Magazine’s March 13 posting. With all the news and questions surrounding the EPA’s 2008 Rodenticide Risk Mitigation Decision we wanted to be sure all our readers were aware of the recent changes. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Thanks again to PCT Magazine for a great article. This article helps PCO’s understand how to best choose the right formulation. Of course, if you have any questions, ask us the next time you drop by the store or visit our Facebook page.

Here are some real-world tips on how to select the best insecticide formulation for the job.

Editor’s Note: This article is based on Gary Braness’ chapter “Insecticides & Pesticide Safety” from the recently published 10th Edition of the Mallis Handbook of Pest Control. For more information about the new Mallis book, visit


Bug Off Pest Control Center’s founder and President, Andy Linares, was accepted for membership in Pi Chi Omega at January’s meeting at the Purdue Conference.


Accidents happen. After reading this article in PCT Magazine we wanted to share it with our readers. You never know what your day is going to hold but you can be prepared. Do you have a safety training program in place for your technicians? Please read this article and let us know what you are doing to help prevent on-the-job injuries.

Route Risks That Can Kill

Tips for preventing on-the-job injuries.

Donna DeFranco | January 31, 2012 |

Editor’s note: In August 2011 PCT conducted a survey of some of its readers focusing on their company’s safety training and programs. The results of that survey appear throughout this article.