Pest Control Audit Inspections
The role of the Field Biologist is to support mainly the food processing sector by providing technical pest control services, reports and reviews of the client’s working environment and working practices, making any recommendations as neccesary. This ensures that the possibilities of infestations are kept to a minimum and any that may occur can be spotted early and then dealt with swiftly and efficiently before impacting the business concerned
The inspection covers the following:
- Carry out in depth inspections of the entire site to include less accessible areas such as voids and cable runs, areas where pests are most likely to be active.
- Check quality of work being done by the technician.
- Review the currency of all the pest control documentation.
- If required, suggest alternative approaches to resolving problems.
- Working with the hygiene team to ensure all manufacturing plant is inspected during shutdown periods.
- Reports to include photographs to highlight high risk areas and to confirm site findings.
- With knowledge and experience of the site, be in a position to carry out an overall assessment of pest control contractors and site personnel to offer alternative approaches and strategies to eradicate problems and ensure the end product is produced in pest free conditions.
The Field Biologist
Has knowledge and understanding of all legislation within the pest control industry such as:
- The Food Safety Act 1990
- COSHH Regulations 2002
- Control Of Pesticides Regulations 1986
- Food And Environment Protection Act 1985
- Wildlife And Countryside Act 1981
- Biocidal Products Directive