Friday, December 23, 2011

Pest Control Services

Legal And Other Requirements For The Control Of Hazards & Risks Associated With Pest Control Services

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Pest Control services-Eliminate the breeding ground of many pests contractor
1)Control Of Vectors & Pesticides Act ,Cap 59
-Control of Vectors and pesticides registration ,licensing and certification Regulations,Reg3
2))WSH Act Para 15- Duties of person shall wear PPE
3)WSH(Construction) Reg 2007 Para 33(2)-Duties of employers to provide PPE
4) Fire Safety Act (Chapter
109A)
5) WSH (General  provisions)
Regulations
6)WSH (Risk Management)Regulation
1)Organization shall ensure that only licensed and approved pest control services accredited by NEA shall be engage
2)Safety Data sheet shall be obtain from the pest control services and make available
3)Pest Control contractors shall don the relevant PPE as recommended in the Safety Datasheet when performing the pest control activities
4)Pest control contractors shall conduct risk assessment to identify the hazards and risks associated with pest control activities and reasonable practicable control measures to mitigate and reduce  the severity of the hazards and the probability of the occurrence of the event

1)Only licensed and approved pest control services shall be engaged to eliminate the pest breeding grounds
2)Fogging shall be scheduled during off peak hours and after employees lunch and tea break time
3)Pest baits shall be position in such a manner that it will not have direct contact with storm water drainage and
location of each pest baits shall be indicated on the site map
4) Pest control services shall inform the guard house to isolate the fire alarm system prior to commencing fogging to deter accidental triggering of the fire alarm system
5)Pest control services shall provide Safety Datasheet of all substances use on pest control services to it’s customers
6)Pest control contractors shall don all the require PPE as stipulated in the safety datasheet for all pest control services provided
7)Pest control contractors shall provide risk assessment on all pest control activities undertaken to their customers
8)Risk assessment shall be conducted on all pest control activities with reasonable practicable control measures to mitigate and reduce  the severity of the hazards and the probability of the occurrence of the event






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