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30 April 2020

PPC99 out now

Professional pest controller magazine issue 99 is out now and available to read online for free.

The magazine can be read online or downloaded as a PDF  or you can join our Affiliate Scheme and request a hard copy. 

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IN THIS ISSUE

Ask the technical team

More of your technical pest management and control questions answered by our technical team. Read >

INFOGRAPHIC: COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY RESULTS

BPCA surveyed pest professionals on the impact Covid-19 is having on the sector. Here are the initial findings. Read >

KEEP RATS OUT OF THE ATTIC: MENTAL HEALTH RESILIENCE FOR PEST PROS

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BPCA Marketing and Communications Officer, Kat Shaw, takes a look at how mental health can affect people at work and the impact of Covid-19 on mental wellbeing. Read >

Meet the members: Rising to the challenge

For PPC99 we talked to the membership at large, about the proactive steps taken to meet the Covid-19 crisis head-on. Read >

Challenge or chore? An introduction to insect ID

Clive Boase explains the importance of correct insect identification and how you can make a start on learning the basics. Read > 

I WISH I COULD FLY! PEST CONTROL SURVEYS WITH DRONES

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Clark Smith-Stanley from Profile Drone Services gives us an insight into what it is to fly drones for commercial survey work. Read >

Sharps! Needlestick injury awareness for pest professionals

Katie Martinelli from High Speed Training talks us through mitigating the risks of needle stick injuries when carrying out pest management work. Read >

FRIENDWATCH: WATER VOLES

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Taking a detour from our usual Pestwatch, Dee Ward-Thompson separates friend from foe with this article about the protected water vole. Read > 

Member benefit in focus: Find a pest controller

Find out more about the Find a pest controller tool and how it works for your BPCA member company. Read >

Dear CPD Diary

Our BPCA Registered team provides some continuing professional development inspiration for pest professionals. Read > 

LEARNING TO FIGHT PESTS IN CYBER SPACE

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In this article, BPCA Training Manager Karen Dawes looks at what’s next for digital pest control learning environments. Read > 

TRAINING CALENDAR

GOT AN IDEA FOR A STORY?

We're always interested in what our members and the pest management community want to see in the magazine. If you have an idea for an article or a news story you'd like to share with BPCA - contact Kat on hello@bpca.org.uk or call 01332 225 115

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