3 Steps to Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Environments

Orkin Pro Consulting in Healthcare Setting

Need a quick refresher on the crucial elements of an ideal pest control program for your healthcare environment? Orkin's three-part video series, brought to you by Orkin's Dr. Ron Harrison and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), is your guide to the basics of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in healthcare. In this first short video of the series, Dr. Harrison walks you through best practices and techniques to help prevent pests and the diseases they carry from affecting your patients, staff and bottom line. An IPM program should be customized to your specific needs, but all programs will include a collaborative and ongoing cycle of these three major areas:

  1. Assessing the situation with a thorough inspection

  2. Implementation of control methods

  3. Monitoring for effectiveness

After you watch this video, you'll understand the IPM process and be able to set up an effective program of your own – and start experiencing the benefits, such as increased efficacy, cost savings, reduced environmental impact and fewer health risks at your facility.

Overview of Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Environments

Learn about IPM (Integrated Pest Management) & how to incorporate the program for your healthcare facility.

To dive deeper into IPM, be sure to watch the rest of the videos in the series:

  • Must-Do's Before Considering Chemical Applications in Healthcare Environments

  • Why Documentation is Essential to IPM Programs

Resources

More on Healthcare

Three Big Benefits of Exclusion Practices

Freshen Up Your Building With Orkin® Scent Services

What Can You Do to Fend Off Flies?

6 Healthcare Settings That Attract Pests

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Bed Bugs in the Healthcare Environment

The Five Most Common Pests in Healthcare Facilities

Sanitation as a Science: Protecting Healthcare Facilities from Pests

How to Help Prevent Pests from Invading Your Healthcare Facility

Trying to Diagnose Your Healthcare Pest Issue?

Patient Perspective: What Patients Do Not Want to See in Healthcare Facilities

Connect with Us

Our customer care team is available for you 24 hours a day.

877-819-5097

Find a Branch

Our local Pros are the pest experts in your area.

Request a Free Audit

We will help you find the right treatment plan for your business.

Pest Control that gets the job done

INDUSTRIES

Food & Beverage ProcessingFoodserviceGovernmentHealthcareHospitalityLogisticsMultifamilyNon-Food ManufacturingOffice Property ManagementPharmaceutical

© 2022 Orkin LLC

Terms of UsePrivacyAccessibility StatementCareers