May 2015 - Scottish Pest Control
Pest Control in Restaurants

Pest Control in Restaurants

Thorough pest control and management is absolutely critical for any facility that is involved with food handling and storage. Operating in a clean and safe environment is a must if such businesses are to meet the stringent requirements established by regulatory authorities. Since the primary activity for restaurants is food, there is a tacit risk for infestation, and the employees must be aware of such risks and the options available for prevention and management. Pest Control In Restaurants can be a challenging activity due to several factors: copious amounts of food, lots of moisture and warmth, extended business hours as well as multiple sites for pest harbourage. It gets even trickier for restaurants which operate round the clock since the kitchen seldom takes a break for the purposes of regular pest treatments. In all likelihoods, the restaurants may have to close for sometime so as to allow the treatment to be done, since only specific products can be used during normal operating hours. In other situations, pest control is done late in the night or early in the morning in order to accommodate business hours, especially because most experts prefer to work when the kitchen is not being used so as to maximize the potency of the treatment applications. In the face of such challenges, it is very important for restaurant personnel to cooperate with pest technicians so as to come up with a successful relationship and treatment regimen. An effective partnership is crucial since even the slightest evidence of pest activity in a bar or restaurant can seriously jeopardise reputation. And reputation is everything in the food and...