Pest Control For Restaurants, Food Businesses & Catering Services in Manchester
Any person or business involved in the delivery, serving, preparation or storage of food to be used for public consumption has a legal and regulatory obligation to ensure their premises remain free of any pest contamination. While this can pose a particular challenge, it is important to remember that Health and Safety legislation, most specifically HACCP, dictates that all those involved in food preparation services must take an active part in pest prevention management of their premises. The impact of the existence of a pest problem cannot be understated – not only will there be legal and financial consequences, but it will have a detrimental effect on your business reputation, brand integrity and customer confidence. These consequences will often last longer and cause far more harm than any immediate cost incurred by dealing with or preventing the pest problem in the first
A comprehensive and effective pest management program and process is the best way to satisfy all of your regulatory requirements as well as provide a safe and healthy work environment for your
staff. Here at Protec Pest Control, we can offer several pest management contracts and have a wealth of experience when it comes to working with businesses to ensure that they keep a pest free environment.
No matter what form our actual contract takes, there will always be three main tenets:
- Preventative measures.
- Reactive Treatments.
- Proactive Monitoring.
Prevention is always the best form of cure, and any visit or contract with Protec Pest Control will begin with a visit from one of our fully licenced and highly trained technicians. Our technician will carry out a full-site audit, identifying any specific issues, and then the deployment of any appropriate control devices such as traps or bait.
For any pre-existing pest problem, the key is to deal with it as quickly and efficiently as possible while preventing the opportunity for future issues. Depending on the size or severity of the existing problem, our technician can deploy several treatments and will decide on the best course of action at the time.
As part of the contract we can offer on-going monitoring and visiting of your property as well as carcass disposal and priority emergency call-outs. Our agreed routine of site inspections will assess all aspects of pest management both internally and externally under the standards of both ISO: 9000 and HACCP guideline. Our Audit Reporting is designed to meet ISO, HACCP and your own specific audit needs.
Top Tips For Pest Control In Commercial Kitchens:
- Carry out regular inspections of your kitchens to identify any areas that pests could be accessing or moving through. These inspections should be clearly scheduled and marked on rotas to ensure a full audit trail and personal accountability.
- Effective and regular cleaning and hygiene activity – focus should be given to food preparation and storage areas as well as any areas of concern marked during inspections. Thorough cleaning and disposal of food waste is a very effective way to reduce the risk of pest visits.
- Ensure that your property is secured against pest entry. Don’t leave windows or doors open, especially at night, and check seals around windows and pipes regularly.
- Effective use of any traps or baits provided by our technicians. Make sure that your staff are aware of the bait and trap locations and know not to handle or disturb them at all.
To arrange a visit or pest control contract for your commercial food premises, just contact us here at Protec Pest Control via our website www.protecpestcontrol.co.uk or via telephone on 0161 448
1782 to discuss your requirements. We cover the entire Manchester and Stockport areas and will be more than happy to provide you with fast, efficient and cost-effective treatments and advice, as well as tailor any potential contract to suit your needs and budget.