Poison Control and Pesticide Information Organizations Collaborate to Strengthen Pesticide Safety and Education
March 5, 2015
On February 23, 2015, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC), which supports the work of the nation’s 55 poison control centers, and the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon State University, announced that they have teamed up to focus on pesticide safety and education. The two organizations will bring their collective expertise and experience to developing bilingual health and safety educational materials for the general public related to pesticides such as antimicrobials, herbicides, and insecticides. Click for links to the full joint press release from each organization.
Pesticide Applicator Short Course in Mill Hall and Dallas, PA
March 4, 2015
Once again, the Pesticide Applicator Short Course will be offered in Mill Hall and Dallas. This course prepares professionals to take the certified pesticide applicator exams in Core and Categories 06 (Ornamental and Shade Trees), 07 (Lawn and Turf), and 23 (Park and School Pest Control). The Dallas location will also have training for Category [...]
Pests and Poison Safety at the Whitaker Center
March 2, 2015
The Penn State Pesticide Education Program is very excited to participate in an outreach program at the Whitaker Center on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 11 AM – 3 PM.
Whitaker Center Poster
The Whitaker Center, located in Harrisburg, PA, attracts individuals of all ages with a Science Center, digital cinema, and performances. Check out parking instructions, [...]