The National Pest Management Association will be releasing a newly revised version of the NPMA-33 Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Form in July 2019. The revised NPMA-33 form will be available for purchase as a hard copy through NPMA’s BugStore, or as a digital form - coming soon. The previous edition of this form will become obsolete after December 31, 2019.
Notable changes on the revised NPMA-33 form include, further clarification of recommendations for treatment, the elimination of extraneous inspection information, and additional flexibility in treatment recommendations. NPMA plans to launch an online training course in NPMA’s Online Learning Center that highlights these changes in August 2019.
NPMA is now accepting nominations for the annual Women of Excellence Award, sponsored by Target Specialty Products. This award is open to women across the pest management industry - pest control companies, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. - who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry. Click here
for more information and to nominate a candidate. All nominations must be received by Aug. 31, 2019.
Target Specialty Products is the leading value-added provider of pest control and pest management solutions, committed to empowering and supporting professional women in the pest management industry with its annual sponsorship to the Women of Excellence Award.
The following individuals will serve on the QualityPro Board of Directors
for the 2019-2020 term beginning July 1, 2019. The Board consists of 22 Directors, including two standing positions held by the NPMA CEO and the NPMA President.
Chairman, Jen McCauley, McCauley Services
Treasurer & Vice Chairman, David Fisher, Rentokil Steritech
Secretary, Andrew Feldstein, Assured Environments
The NPMA Recruitment & Retention Committee is developing a webinar titled “Recruiting on a small budget.” What does small budget mean to your company? Click here to answer.
Subterranean Termites and Eggs in Wood
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
CarFree Pest Solutions, Inc. of Sarasota, FL
General Exterminating Company of Erie, PA
Legend Pest and Wildlife Solutions of White, GA
Patriot Pest Consultants Royersford, PA
Wilson Services, LLC of Baton Rouge, LA
Off Road Groups,WLL of Qatar
A&A Pest Control Company, Inc. of Manchester, CT is now QualityPro accredited.
Learn more about QualityPro at www.npmaqualitypro.org
For a limited time only use the special promo code PESTVETS to earn $100 OFF a 30-day online job posting package in the NPMA Career Center!
Designed to provide your pest management company with maximum exposure to veteran talent, when you post a job in the NPMA Career Center, your job is also cross posted to various recruitment websites including RecruitMilitary.com, giving you exposure to over 1.4 MILLION high-quality veteran job seekers.
Ready to fill your positions? Visit careers.npmapestworld.org today!
Rates increase June 27
Join us July 16-18 at Academy 2019 to hear keynote speaker Jay Baer and learn how to ‘turn your customer into volunteer marketers’. Word of mouth is responsible for as much as 50% of all purchases, yet almost nobody has an actual plan to generate it. In this fast-paced, dynamic, modern presentation, Jay presents you with a simple, yet critical choice: do you want to be the same or do you want to be different?
Haven't had a chance to attend Academy in the past? Check out the highlights from last year to see what you've been missing out on! Click here to view the full Academy 2019 schedule and to register online.
NPMA’s newest online training course, Pest Management in Health Care Facilities, is now available in the NPMA Online Learning Center! This 1-hour course is designed to provide a thorough review of the processes and procedures for managing pests within healthcare facilities. The course will cover the pest management challenges facing healthcare facilities, federal laws and facility regulations that govern pest management, the product label, important pest groups commonly encountered in healthcare facilities, and steps for developing an integrated pest management program. Click here to access this training, only $20 for NPMA members.
Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the merger and acquisition of Econo Termite & Pest Control, Inc. in Englewood, Florida.
Massey Services is proud to announce the company has been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as one of Central Florida’s “Best Places to Work.”
The Aust Group is excited to announce their partnership with the Seattle-based, non-profit organization Children of the Nations® (COTN®).
Louisville had one of its wettest years in 2018 and 2019 has done its part to stay as wet as possible so far. More rain means more snakes, said John MacGregor, the state herpetologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
The study says that more than half of the insects carry bacteria strains that are known as 'superbugs' that are resistant to antibiotics.
News Channel 9
A Cleveland mother is warning other parents after her son was diagnosed with a red meat allergy - all because of a tick bite.
In the past month D.C. residents have called the city's 311 line about rats nearly 700 times. The neighborhood with the most calls? Northwest's Columbia Heights.
Mosquito-borne diseases can be fatal, and some experts say a warming climate could make things worse.
Aspire Collaborative Services
Consider what hidden potential could be tapped in your employees if you fostered work relationships with them and amongst them.
Positive psychology researcher Michelle Gielan has studied optimism and success for more than a decade, and she has found that those with an optimistic outlook are better equipped to deal with stress.
Harvard Business Review
Here are four steps you can try the next time harsh feedback catches you off-guard.
Setting your intentions and defining the negotiating relationship is a key part of the negotiation process.
Building your personal brand can help you become more visible at work. If you’re feeling stalled in your career, your brand may need a little more pizzazz.
There are new concerns about previously rare types of tick-borne diseases being seen more frequently in the United States.
According to a study by Orkin, Oklahoma City is one of the top worst places for mosquitoes.
These tiny arachnids sport intense black patches that absorb a whopping 99.5 percent of light, enhancing nearby colors.