The Israeli Pest Control operators Association( I.P.C.O.A ) is a non profit, professional registered association, founded in 1961 by the first PCO group. After few years of inactivity a new leading group decided to revive the association and start new activity in order to promote the needs of it's members and the industry's interests.
On 29.3.2017 the association had it's Annual General Meeting, elections and short seminar. The assembly elected a new board for a term of one year. contact details of the board.
The Pest Control profession is regulated and supervisedby the Ministry of Environment Protection, who is issuing the required license and qualifications through the public health training center. There are more than 3000 registered PCO ( 2017 ) and about 1000 of them are active PCO, spread in all professional fields like small private business, larger country wide firms, regional municipalities, general industries employees, government offices, institutes etc.
Statistically there are 20 times more PCOs in Israel than in the USA, per capita. By law, PCO license is effective for limited period of time and has to be renewed, by application, every 3 years. There are three license ratings – Rodents – Insects – Fumigation. Fumigation rating can be obtained only after one year of approved licensed experience.
For more information please contact us by mail or Email at:
* P.o.B 241 Givataim 5310201 Israel FAX: +972-89356574-
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link to the list of present board elected on March 2017 for one year term.