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Greg Baumann

Pest hot spots: Receiving and storage areas

Work with your pest management professional to implement an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program to make sure pests aren’t given easy entry. By eliminating attractants in this area, an IPM approach helps control pests from getting in and taking over your facility.

CCRC among Orkin award winners

Orkin named two healthcare organizations, including a continuing care retirement community in Ohio, as 2013 IPM Partner Awards winners.

Greg Baumann

Keep your facility out of spider webs

Spiders may not be as common as ants and flies in healthcare and long-term care facilities, but their presence can pose serious problems. In a recent survey on pest control, about 10% of the Association for the Healthcare Environment members surveyed indicated that spiders are one of the hardest pests to control inside their facilities.

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