9 March 2020
Pests are everywhere and come in many different forms.
When they overrun your business, it can be extremely difficult to get them under control, which can be damaging to your business.
Pests spread germs, make for an unpleasant working environment and contaminate stock and supplies that you might store on the premises, which makes it essential for businesses of all types to enact effective pest control solutions as part of their overall maintenance tasks.
Let’s take a look at how doing this can benefit your business today!
When clients enter your working environment, they can draw a lot of conclusions by what state it is in. If their first impression is having to dodge mischief of rats, they’re not going to think very highly of your brand.
This is particularly for those businesses that deal in perishables and consumables; fast-moving consumer goods.
If your facility is involved with the production of food or beverages, having pests present puts your consumers at risk of illness, which comes with a slew of unwanted consequences.
So, keep your clients protected by ensuring that your wares are uncontaminated by pests.
Health and safety is a chief concern for any type of business, and not adhering to standards set out by governing bodies can be detrimental to your reputation and ability to operate.
Pests present a particular concern in this regard, as they can quickly undermine your health and safety efforts by spreading germs.
Avoiding this effectively requires the right pest control programmes to be implemented accordingly.
Since pests spread germs, it makes sense that their presence often results in workers getting sick more often, which in turn, means that they will be taking more days off.
Absent staff is all but avoidable, by taking the necessary steps to prevent pests from taking over you can ensure that your working environment is sanitary.
This can reduce the amount of time that staff take off.
While staff health is always a top concern, pests can also damage the building itself.
Some are noticeable, such as animals who use wood and materials in order to build nests, as well as bird droppings on the building and roofs.
However, there is also the issue of those things that go unnoticed, with rats chewing wiring, which causes a lot more danger such as exposed and faulty wiring which could spark and cause a fire.
Pest control solutions is a great step towards decreasing the chances of the spread of disease, as well as limiting the possibility of safety hazards.
If you would like to know more about our offers on specialised and professionally conducted pest control services, be sure to get into contact with a representative from Bidvest Steiner today, or visit our website for details.
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