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Course on pest management

From: Richard Aitken <richard>
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2002
Environment: the key to pest management
Society of Archivists One Day Course
Society of Archivists: Preservation and Conservation Group
City of Westminster Archives, London
February 27, 2002

Registration begins at 9.00. Sessions will start at 9.30, and finish
at 16.30.

This course is aimed at anyone with any involvement with, or
responsibility for care of, archives and collections.

Course tutor: David Pinniger, Independent Consultant Entomologist

David advises museums, historic properties and local authorities and
is involved with the development of insect detection and
alternatives to pesticides for the control of pests. He is the pest
management strategy adviser for English Heritage and many of the
major UK museums. He also lectures on problems of insect pests in
public health, food and museum collections and is an Honorary
Lecturer at Leicester University. He has presented papers at many UK
and international conferences and is the author of over 35 papers
and publications including "Integrated pest management"(MGC).

Course objectives

    a.  To introduce the main agents of biodeterioration, moulds and

            What they need to live
            How to identify them
            The damage they cause
            Ways to prevent them becoming established
            Ways to control them if they do

    a.  Understanding pest environments
    b.  Carrying out a practical survey
    c.  Making plans to establish Integrated Pest Management

The publication "Integrated Pest Management" will be provided to all

    UKP75 SoA members
    UKP90 non members

You will receive a SoA Certificate of Attendance on completing this

Bookings: Please use the booking form at the back of the SoA Training
Brochure or from <>, or contact
Susan Bradshaw <susan.bradshaw [at] archives__org__uk>, SoA Training

Please note that on-line booking is not available

Richard Aitken (Archive Conservator)
West Yorkshire Archives Service

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