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Posts Tagged: department pesticide regulation

Dress correctly for work: new online course on personal protective equipment

Pesticide handlers must clean their work clothes separate from the family laundry to prevent pesticide contamination.

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf, landscape, or structural settings, you are probably at your busiest. If you handle pesticides as part of your work, you most likely wear some sort of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Pesticide Horrors from the CA Deptartment of Pesticide Regulation

Child reaching for bottle of pesticide in common drinking container. (M.L.Poe)

With Halloween again upon us, what better time to unearth a few true horror stories of reported pesticide accidents from DPR and county agricultural commissioners' records? These recent tales illustrate the perils of misusing or carelessly handling...

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Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Tags: bleach (1), danger (1), Department Pesticide Regulation (5), DPR (15), fogger (1), illegal (2), poisoning (2), safety (2), storage (2)

Experts Converge in March to Discuss Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Coyote in residential neighborhood. [T. Boswell]

Wildlife and people have been in the news lately. Perhaps you've heard of coyotes wandering in your neighborhood. You might have also read about how you shouldn't feed wildlife. Did you know they are connected? It's a problem when people feed coyotes...

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 12:48 PM

EPA Proposes New Rules for Pesticide Applicators

Pesticide application. [J.K. Clark]

[From the December 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] On August 5, 2015, EPA released a proposal to revise the standards for both commercial and private certified pesticide applicators. In California this rule would affect anyone with an...

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:48 AM

CEUs Available from UC IPM online

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Are you looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to complete your renewal application this year for the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)?  The UC Statewide IPM Program has several online courses available that can help you get those...

Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 8:18 AM
 
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