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We offer site assessments, custom workshops, and individualized assistance for client service providers, childcare centers, building managers, schools, retailers, and others interested in educating their staff and clients on reducing pesticide use.

Contact us at: (773) 878-7378 or general@pesticideaction.org for more information.

Apr2810:00 AM

Bed Bug Preparedness 101: Hands-on Training for Residential Building Managers

The event is designed to be comprehensive with a hands-on inspection walk-through segment as well as lecture and demonstrations. Partnering with Mercy Housing, MPAC will provide attendees with a three dimensional understanding of what a functioning bed bug control program looks like with an emphasis on developing a working relationship with a licensed pest control operator as required by the new Chicago ordinance. The event will include: 1. The Ins and Outs of the Chicago Bed Bug Ordinance 2. Outlining National Pest Management Associations Best Practices 3. Heat & Other Treatment Demonstration 4. Putting Together Your Bed Bug Plan 5. Why Hire a Pest Control Professional? 6. Working with Your Professional? What to expect and what's expected of you and your tenants. 7. Canine Detection & Other Demonstration 8. Bed Bug Walk-Through with a Professional Pest Control Operator A catered lunch is included with registration.

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