Posts Tagged ‘PPE’

The Roach

An advanced training program on roaches and their control in residential, commercial and healthcare facilities. Learn about their biology and habits, characteristics and health impact. There will be a special emphasis on the latest products, techniques and equipment.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Protector Hand Sanitizer Contains 75% isopropyl alcohol and hydrogen peroxide. Used by the British armed forces. $5.00

 

Monark SB contains 0.005% of the second-generation anticoagulant difenacoum. The only difenacoum soft bait in America. Monark soft bait is formulated using a blend of high-quality culinary-grade wheat flour, chopped grain and soft lard to produce a palatable bait that is attractive to both rats and mice. Because it doesn’t contain any allergens, it can be used in sensitive areas such as food processing facilities. Soft baits remain pliable even in freezing temperatures. Monark Soft Bait is available in 16-lb buckets of 480 x 15g sachets. Special intro price while supplies last.

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The key to success in any termite job is to follow these principles:

  • Choose appropriate products and follow label directions to the letter.
  • Keep up-to-date with your state regulations.
  • Follow personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Carry a spill kit, and have a first-aid kit on hand.
  • Use the right equipment, and always invest in the highest quality tools you can afford.
  • Don’t forget your tool-repair kits, extension cords, cleanup materials and a drill interrupter.
  • Maintain the correct pressure when performing subsoil applications.
  • Calibrate your equipment so you maintain the proper flow rate.
  • Treat all access points, and space your drill holes properly so you ensure an uninterrupted barrier.
  • Incorporate foaming in your program.
  • Use as many treatment options as practical, such as subsoil, direct wood and gallery treatments, void applications, and baiting systems, among others.

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are you serious lookimage source: Gloves By Web

Pest control techs are notorious for not using personal protective equipment (PPE) like gloves, hardhats, safety glasses, bunnysuits, or respirators.

If you’re guilty of walking into “the line of fire” unprotected, you can come clean … many pest control professionals have done the same. But whether you’re a technician, a supervisor, or the boss, there’s no excuse for not using PPE when you face real hazards at work. PPE protects you from numerous dangers that you could face throughout a normal day of work.

Still, there are lots of bad reasons for not wearing PPE. Here are some of our favorites:

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