Health and Safety

All pesticides used by Envirosafe Pest Control Ltd are thoroughly tested and approved for use by UK regulatory authorities, MAFF, MAPP and HSE. It is a legal requirement that pesticides are used in compliance with the Regulations introduced under FEPA (i.e. the Control of Pesticides Regulations, (1986.) All works will be carried out in accordance with the Health & Safety Act 1974, the COSHH Regulations 1988, the Food & Environmental Act 1985 and Control of Pesticides 1986. COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 1994), and risk assessments are carried out by Envirosafe staff prior to any application of pesticides.

Rodenticides

Rodenticides are carefully placed in and around the affected areas, to make them inaccessible to children and non-target species.

Your co-operation in the following areas would be appreciated in order to assist in the effectiveness of this treatment:

  • Do not move or tamper with the bait/bait stations
  • Domestic animals should be kept away from rodents that may be affected by the rodenticide
  • Children and domestic animals must be kept away from baited areas.

If circumstances change, leading to exposure of rodenticides, it is the client’s responsibility to notify Envirosafe Pest Control Ltd, so that any potential hazards can be re-assessed.

The safety information sheet given to you should be retained until treatment and removal of rodenticide is complete. Should any accidental ingestion occur, the safety sheet may be shown to medical or veterinary personnel – Useful phone numbers you may require; NHS Direct-0845 4647 or St Thomas’s and Guy’s Hospital poisons unit 0207 188 7188 Envirosafe Pest Control should also be informed on 01689 867132.

Insecticides

The Insecticides currently being used are of low toxicity to humans. Although the hazard is low, the following precautions should always be taken:

Domestic animals and their bedding should be removed from treated areas. Where required, pets and their bedding should be treated using a proprietary preparation available from a veterinary practice.

Fish tanks should be thoroughly covered during treatment and for 2 hours afterwards the insecticides have been used.

  • All food preparation surfaces should be thoroughly washed  following treatment
  • Floors may be slippery for a short time after treatment until dry
  • Residual insecticide should not be removed until you are advised that the infestation has been eliminated
  • Insecticides are generally non-staining, but delicate or old fabrics could be damaged, and it is the client’s responsibility to ensure that these are removed or protected
  • Residents should vacate rooms if advised by the pest control technician.

Identification of Pesticides/Rodenticides

You can identify the pesticides/rodenticides that have been used, by referring to the safety information sheet given to you by our technician.

Should you require any further information on the pesticides/rodenticides being used in your premises please click on the relevant link below:


Envirosafe
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street
London
W1B 3HH
United Kingdom

tel:0203 551 6054