Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Recommendations for the Classroom

IPM for the classroom
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Recommendations for the Classroom - Articles

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  • Keep all food items in closed containers.
  • Do not leave candy wrappers or trash in desks, because they attract pests.
  • Empty all trash cans regularly.
  • Keep a record of any pest sightings or signs and report them to the appropriate person.
  • Do not let empty boxes pile up in storage areas, because they may become roach hotels.
  • Keep the screens in place and holes and cracks in the walls filled.
  • Report leaking pipes or faucets to the proper people.
  • Do not use any pesticides in school without a Pesticide Applicators License, and then only when nothing else works.
  • Do not reenter the school for the number of hours specified in current Pennsylvania law if any pesticides shalt be used in school.
  • Practice Integrated Pest Management at all times.