Between 2004 and 2016, disease cases from mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas grew three-fold, and nine new germs spread by bites from these infected pests were discovered or introduced in the United States according to a May 2018 report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The pest management industry is part of the first line of defense against these pests of public health significance. QualityPro Public Health certified services target these vectors with science-based andeffective services. When health is on the line, look for our badge.
The QualityPro Public Health certification was created by experts from QualityPro, the National Pest Management Association, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Mosquito Control Association, the Entomological Society of America, and the National Environmental Health Association. QualityPro currently certifies mosquito and rodent services. Additional certifications for bed bugs, stinging and biting pests and wildlife will be rolling out in the coming years.