Professional Food Manager: Pest Control


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Pest management is an important aspect of keeping food safe and disease-free. In this course you will learn about the benefits of a pest control program, pest entry points, and pest control best practices. You will also learn how to identify different types of pests. The importance of a pest control operator will also be highlighted. This course will also provide information about the handling, usage, and storage of pesticides.

Target Audience
A range of workers in the food service industry

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Professional Food Manager: Pest Control

  • describe the benefits of a pest control program
  • identify where pests are most likely to enter and remain on the premises
  • list best practices for pest control
  • identify the kinds of pests that cause the greatest risks to food safety
  • describe the role of a Pest Control Operator
  • identify different kinds of pesticides and their proper use and storage
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