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  • Active Pest Management

    Sherwin Curran

  • Definition of a Pest

    An Organism- which in a particular environment

    or set of circumstances is destructive, noxious or

    troublesome to man or his interests.

  • Types of Pest

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    Brown Rats

    Black / Ship Rats

    House Mouse


    Grey Squirrel

  • Birds Feral Pigeons, Starlings, Sparrows and Gulls

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    Flies House Fly, Lesser House Fly, Fruit Fly,

    Bluebottle and Greenbottle.

    Stored Product Insects Grain Weevils, Coffee Bean

    Weevil, Flour beetles, Larder

    Beetles, Tobacco Beetles,

    Spider beetles, Meal Moths,


  • Other Pests Other Pests Other Pests Other Pests Cockroaches, Carpet

    Moth, Clothes Moth,

    Bedbugs, Fleas, Ants,

    Wasps, Cats,

    Rabbits, Moles

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  • Signs Of Infestation Rodents

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    Droppings/ urine




    Rodent Runs and smear marks


  • Why do we need to control Pests?

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  • Disease Disease Disease Disease Salmonellosis


    Rat Bite Fever

    Parasites (flea)

    Leptospirosis (Weil’s

    Disease) Urine

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    Contamination Hair ,Faeces,Urine

    Food Wastage Contamination, Spillage,


    Damage Flood /Fire Structural

    Legislation Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949

    Food Safety Act 1990

    Employers duty of care

    Health and safety at work Act (1974)


    Loss of Reputation

  • Leptospirosis (Weil’s Disease)

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    What is it? It is a type of bacterial infection spread

    by animals , called Leptospira

    What Animals ? cattle ,pigs,horses and sheep,

    dogs(Very rare)Rodents particularly


    How do I get it? By handling anything that has

    been contaminated with urine.

    Can be through cuts or grazes

  • Who is at Risk?

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    Pest Controllers



    Meat inspectors,

    butchers,abattoir and sewer

    workers, Rivers agency

    Got a rat infestation Everyone

  • Symptoms Of Leptospirosis

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    90 % of all cases only cause mild symptons of High

    temperature, chills, headaches, nausea and vomiting,

    muscle pain, cough.

    Severe Leptospirosis known as Weil,s Disease can

    cause organ failure ,jaundice, swollen joints, chest

    pain, shortness of breath and coughing up blood,

    life threatening and death

    Treatment is antibiotics if

    severe hospitalised

  • How Can you prevent it?

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    Get rid of the Rats

    Wash cuts and Grazes immediately

    Wear protective clothing

    Wash hands before eating , drinking or smoking

  • The E.R.D. Principle

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    (1) Exclusion

    (2) Restriction

    (3) Destruction

  • Exclusion

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    Strip Curtain Doors

    Bristle Strip

    Fly Screens

    Close doors to the outside

    when not in use

    Holes in brick or

    around pipe work

    around the building

    to be filled

  • Restriction

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    House Keeping

    Stacking/Storage facilities

    Stock Rotation

    Cleaning Schedules

    Inspection of deliveries

  • Destruction

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    Physical methods Electronic Fly killers, Fly papers

    Sticky boards, Traps

    Chemical Methods Residual Insecticide ,Aerosol

    Rodenticide , Regular treatments

    and inspections by a pest control


  • Record Keeping

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    Pest Control Folder

    Checklist and plans

    Reports of site visits

    Priority Action Points


    Other Information

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    Quality Policy

    Active Pest Management has a mission to meet and exceed its customer’s expectationsand become

    preferred provider of quality services for pest control

    This will be achieved by

    The use of qualified and competent staff.

    Regular Training

    Health and Safety Compliance

    Maintaining a Superior Standard of customer Service

    Value for money

    Active Pest Management is committed to quality by meeting the customer’s requirements and will

    continue to monitor the effectiveness of our Quality Management System. The company recognises

    the achievement of quality depends on the competence, commitment and contribution of all its

    employees. To ensure this happens, everyone is made aware of the procedures and standards that

    form the company management system and are encouraged to contribute to its continuing


    The policy shall be reviewed annually and when necessary.

  • What is it?

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  • Modification of environment to take

    away basic needs of the pests.

    Integrated Pest Management

  • � “Pest control is not simply about the application of


  • Definition

    “A planned programme which incorporates continuous monitoring, education, record keeping and communication to prevent pests & disease vectors from causing unacceptable damage to operations, people, property and the environment”

  • � Looks at controlling initial infestation

    � Looks at preventing future infestations

    � Holistic and proactive

    IPM - Definition

  • I.P.M

    Pest identificationChemical & non chemical control

    Customer training

    Habitat management

    Inspections & record keeping

    Hygiene methods & schedules

    Stock control

    Building & site maintenance

    Preventative maintenance

    Pest controller


  • � Integrated Pest Management:

    1. Helps both parties to eradicate pests more

    efficiently and prevents re-infestation/future

    pest activity

    2. Helps you to comply with legislation

    3. Necessary with reduction in available pesticides

  • � Research

    � The whole basis of IPM relies on correct assessment of;

    � 1) Existing pest problems

    � 2) Forecasting future pest problems

    � Based on;

    1. Pest survey

    2. Correct identification of pest species

  • � IPM assessments should follow a five point plan

  • � 1) Assess the extent of any infestation by

    undertaking a full survey of the premises

    � Inspect the whole site.

    Look at Housekeeping, Proofing and Storage

  • � Identification of pest

  • �Inspect full site

  • � Pest location

    (not always easy)

    � Think in three


    � “Where are they


    � Knowledge of pest

    biology important

  • � Roof voids

  • � Wall voids

  • � Under flooring

  • � 2) Can the problem be improved by good


    � Least environmentally hazardous.

    � Denying pests access to food, harbourage and

    warmth is the most important step.

  • � 3) Can the problem be solved by other non-

    chemical methods?

    � Methods such as Proofing, Trapping and Climate

    control should be considered before resorting to

    chemical control

  • � Environmentally friendly

    � Traps (insect and rodent)

    Electronic Fly Control units

    for flying insects

    � Reduces risk to ‘Non-

    target species

  • � 4) The most suitable chemical pesticide should be


    � Products should be chosen for maximum efficiency

    and minimum risk to non-target species

  • � Chemical control

    � Minimise risk by choosing appropriate formulation

    and application technique

    � Choosing a pesticide

    � Must give the desired level of control and pose the

    least risk to non-target organisms and environment.

  • � Take the treatment to

    the pest!!

    Reduces exposure to


  • � 5) Assess whether further monitoring or treatments

    are necessary

    � Continuous monitoring?

    � Frequency of repeat visits?

    � Training


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