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04 February 2022

VIDEO: Pest management legislation refresher

CPD VIDEO

Legislation is used every day in pest control and is being updated regularly.  This shapes how our industry operates, the pests we can control and the methods used in their control.

During this video, John will explore:

  • How legislation is structured
  • Key pieces of legislation for pest control.

NOTE: The presentation refers to the Food Safety Act 1984 - this should be Food Safety Act 1990.

All other information correct at the time of filming.

This video is designed for pest management technicians.

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Useful links mentioned in the webinar: 

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Wild Mammals Protection Act 1996

Animal Welfare Act 2006

Protection of Animals 1911

Pests Act 1954

Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (FEPA)

Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR)

Public Health Act 1961

Public Health Act 1936

Prevention of Damage by Pests Act (1949)

Food Safety Act 1990

Rag Flock and Other Filling Materials Regulations 1981

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005

CIEH guidance on sewer baiting

Source: Online

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