Public Health Pest Control | Maryland Approval #MDAInt678

Instructor: Sarah Racine

Public health pests affect humans through discomfort and disease and can be found in homes and other buildings and structures. This course will outline control techniques and requirements for the most common public health pests which includes mosquitoes, flies, fleas, lice, bed bugs, cockroaches, wasps, ticks, mites, spiders, and rodents.

After completing this course users will be able to:

  • Distinguish between disease risks, how they transferred, symptoms, and techniques to avoid exposure.
  • Analyze the biology, signs, and behavior of each pest to identify the source of damage in the field.
  • Evaluate the best IPM control techniques for the type of pest, environment, and situation.