‘Five Years of Rodenticide Stewardship 2016-2020’ published

‘Five Years of Rodenticide Stewardship 2016-2020’ published A report of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime’s work covering 2016 to 2020 has been published by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use. This feeds into a formal five-year review being carried out by its HSE-led Government Oversight Group. The regime’s work and achievements to date were discussed…

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Maxforce® Pushbox

Maxforce® Pushbox New bait station controls all main ant species Bayer has launched a new easy to use, palatable ant bait which is now available to control all major ant species. Available in a new easy to use insecticidal bait station, Maxforce® Pushbox offers proven control over all main ant species, including Black garden ants,…

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Harmonix® Rodent Paste

Harmonix® Rodent Paste   Bayer is bringing a new high-performance professional use cholecalciferol rodenticide, which can be used in open areas and burrows.Tim Peeling, product manager at Bayer Environmental Science, says, this is the first new product on the market with extensive label usage for a very long time. “Harmonix® Rodent Paste marks a new…

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HSE announce webinar on new ladder safety guidance 

HSE announce webinar on new ladder safety guidance   HSE and the Ladder Association have joined forces to release two new ladder safety guidance documents. They will be introduced at a live webinar ‘Ladder safety today: new guidance for employers‘ on 15 July at 10.30am.   CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WEBINAR ON THE 15TH JULY…

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Legal teeth and rodent control update in 2021 Code of Best Practice to tackle “stubbornly static” rodenticide residues in barn owls

Legal teeth and rodent control update in 2021 Code of Best Practice to tackle “stubbornly static” rodenticide residues in barn owls Rodenticide use for permanent, pulsed or burrow baiting, or in covered and protected bait stations, is now only legal if the product label permits these ‘non-standard’ scenarios specifically. This applies equally to pest controllers,…

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Growth sparks new recruitment in BASIS team

Growth sparks new recruitment in BASIS team   BASIS has expanded its workforce with the recruitment of two new employees. Jade Prince and Tanya Kesterton join the team to take on two new roles as business development executive and head of digital learning, respectively. Jade has a background in environmental science and is FACTS qualified. “My…

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Pest Control Tender Opportunities

Pest Control Tender Opportunities University of Cumbria   We are looking to appoint a Pest control Contractor to deliver a the pest control requirements across 4 campuses of the University of Cumbria.   Notice type Opportunity Notice status Open Closing 15 June 2021, 12pm Contract location LA1 3JD Contract value £0 Publication date 26 May 2021   https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/notice/c07d38e4-06c8-41b2-8562-078ee848cbaf?origin=SearchResults&p=1 York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  …

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