Western Sydney food court pest control
Why is it so important to have pest control done in food courts in shopping centres?
With high traffic areas like food courts in shopping centres it is highly important to carryout pest control to protect the health and safety of consumers who sit down to eat their meal.
Like us, pests love to eat and will jump at any opportunity to snap up the crumbs left behind.
Imagine taking a bite into what you bought to eat and a cockroach or a rat scurries past, what would you do? How would you react? Would you still eat the food that you bought?
By implementing an effective pest control maintenance program, you are ensuring the health and safety of each person that visits your food court.
It is your legal requirement to make sure that pest control takes all practicable measures to prevent pests and or vermin from entering a food premises.
Unfortunately, pest can cost you a great sum of money by
- Contaminating food when pest and or vermin eat stock
- Eating through electrical appliances, fixtures and fittings
- Making consumers and staff sick
- Loss of reputation
- Fines by NSW food authority
- Legal cases when a consumer of staff member has been sick
- Named and shamed on the food authority website
What are some pests that can cause damage or make staff and consumers sick?
- All species of cockroaches
- Stored pests
Where do pests love to hide?
Unless there is a high infestation of pests they will generally come out once the food court has been shut down for the night.
When you are seeing pests in the day that usually means that there is a very high infestation of pests and therefore you will be required to have pest control immediately to control and prevent pests and their life cycles.
- Behind equipment
- Under washing facilities
- Behind electrical equipment
- Cooking appliances
- Heating and or air-conditioning units
- Boxes and storage areas
- Cracks and crevices
- Wall cavities
- Roof voids
- Bin areas and or dumpsters
What are some practicable measures to prevent pests entering your food court?
- Implementing a strict cleaning program
- Seal any cracks, crevices and gaps
- Installing any flyscreens to doors or windows
- Installing weather strips, insect flying units, bird deterrents and door airflow systems
- Food stored in appropriate storage containers
- Remove all boxes, clutter any anything else that pests can hide in
- Maintain clean cooking equipment such as stoves and benchtops
- Removal of rubbish each day
- If not using a cooking utensil or machinery put away
- Eliminate food and water sources
Integrated Pest Management
What is Integrated Pest Management and how can this be useful for your Western Sydney food court pest control?
First step when we come out to provide you with our free no obligation quote is we,
- Inspect your food court for pests that you listed as your main concern and be on the lookout for pests that you may have but didn’t notice was an issue
- We will correctly identify all pests that are in your food court to list in our quote which we will send to you via email
- The level of infestation is grouped in three categories, mild, moderate and severe
- We will find a treatment plan that will be effective and give proven results
- We will monitor pests and will provide you with documentation of the threshold of pests.
Why use Redline Pest Control for Western Sydney food court?
- Each of our technicians are highly trained and are fully insured
- Part of being an employee at Redline Pest Control is to have continuous training and attend workshops to gain knowledge on pests’ biology and how to use chemical in a safe manner.
- We tailor suit all pests package suited to the individual pest issues
- After each pest control has been carried out we provide a service report via email for you to have so when council comes in to inspect your premises for pests and vermin you can show them that you have met the requirements for pest control
- We prove a service folder which has pest sighting forms and material safety data sheets
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