Programs should adopt an integrated pest management program to ensure long-term, environmentally sound pest suppression through a range of practices including pest exclusion, sanitation and clutter control, and elimination of conditions that are conducive to pest infestations.
How can you safely solve your pest problems? Learning about the pests you have and options that are available to control specific pests is the first step.
Health managers, directors, and teaching staff may use this information on IPM to prevent pesticide illnesses in children in Head Start and other child care environments.
Learn about the health risks associated with pesticide exposure, improper use and storage of pesticide, and pest prevention.