Awarded on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
Scott Dellett, Residential Service Supervisor and Chris Fyfe, Senior Pest Control Technician at Cowleys Pest Services were recently certified as Associate Entomologists by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation. To achieve Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) status, a pest-control operator must have a minimum of seven years of verifiable pest management experience, the knowledge and ability to pass a rigorous test on insect pest control, a current U.S. pesticide applicators license, and a willingness to adhere to the ACE Code of Ethics.
"We're very proud of the work Scott and Chris did and the knowledge they gained in order to become certified ACEs," said Bill Cowley, Co-owner, Cowleys Pest Services "It means a lot to have nationally-recognized, certified experts as part of the company."
The ACE examination includes questions about basic entomology; insect identification, life cycles, and control measures; health impacts of pests; ecological principles pertaining to pest control; environmental impacts related to pest control; integrated pest management (IPM); pesticide safety and health issues; pesticide technology and resources; organizations and associations of significance to the pest control industry; and laws and regulations affecting the industry.