Site-specific pest management plan recommended

April 20, 2017

An integrated management plan can deal with a healthcare facilty's pest issues before they become problems, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

Ants, flies, roaches and bed bugs are the top four most challenging pests for healthcare facilities to prevent and control, according to a Health Facilities Management survey.

These pests can pose health dangers to patients.

Environmental services managers are urged to create an integrated pest management plan that prevents pests from entering a facility, starting with a comprehensive inspection.

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