At Stratton Pest Control, our mission is to create a pest-free environment for our clients, promoting their health, safety, and comfort. We strive to employ the most innovative and eco-friendly pest control methods to minimize the impact on the environment while maximizing effectiveness.
With a customer-centric approach, we aim to build long-term relationships based on trust, integrity, and exceptional service. Our team of skilled professionals is committed to delivering exceptional results and exceeding customer expectations.
Pest Control not only requires the efficient elimination of various pests but we ensure that it is done in a humane way and using methods that do not endanger pets, family or employees. We abide by the following regulations in the UK:
Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 (COPR):
COPR regulates the sale, supply, storage, and use of pesticides in the UK. Pest control firms must comply with COPR's requirements, including obtaining appropriate qualifications, using approved pesticides, following label instructions, and keeping records of pesticide usage.
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974:
This act places a duty on employers to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of their employees and anyone affected by their work activities. Pest control firms must conduct risk assessments, provide appropriate training and protective equipment, and maintain safe working practices.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations:
Pest control firms must provide suitable personal protective equipment, such as gloves, masks, and coveralls, to employees to protect them from potential hazards associated with pest control activities.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002:
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002: COSHH requires employers to control the exposure of employees and others to hazardous substances, including pesticides and cleaning chemicals. Pest control firms must assess the risks associated with these substances, implement control measures, provide training, and ensure proper storage and handling.
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981:
This act protects certain species of wildlife and their habitats in the UK. Pest control firms must be aware of protected species and comply with regulations regarding their handling and control, ensuring that only legal and humane methods are used.
Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations:
Pest control firms must comply with regulations for the transport of dangerous goods, including hazardous chemicals. This involves proper packaging, labelling, and documentation to ensure safe transportation and prevent spills or leaks that could harm people, animals, or the environment.
Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005:
These regulations govern the handling, storage, transport, and disposal of hazardous waste, including certain pest control chemicals and materials. Pest control firms must follow proper procedures for the storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous waste to protect the environment and public health.