The Importance and Status of Pest Control

The number one priority at US Pest Protection is to protect the safety of our customers and employees. Our work has been designated as an essential service by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Agriculture. At US Pest, we continue to maintain our commitment to providing service to our customers. We are doing whatever it takes to serve our customers, while focusing our efforts on protecting the public from the pests and diseases they carry during this time.

As an essential service, we respect and follow the CDC guidelines and recommendations, regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, in all the communities we serve. US Pest Protection will continue to serve our communities and keep our customers safe during this time, while heeding recommendations from our government and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) or WHO (World Health Organization) .

When performing our pest control and termite protection services, our professionals primarily focus on providing services for the exterior of homes and businesses. Although we temporarily do not service interiors of homes at this time, if interior service is essential and a customer requests interior treatment, our pest control professionals are prepared and equipped with PPE (personal protective equipment ) to perform indoor service while implementing appropriate social distancing. practices. We will continue to provide the services necessary to maintain the safety and sanitation of residences and commercial businesses.

Why is pest control considered an essential service and why is it important? The pest control industry plays a vital role in protecting the health of our local communities and the food supplies from which we benefit. Our pest control solutions prevent the potential for disease from entering your home through blood-borne diseases and parasites such as rodents, mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, bedbugs, etc.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and the United States Department of Agriculture have prepared a list of major organisms harmful to public health, many of which are controlled by the professional pest control industry. Pest management plays a critical role in protecting public health and our country’s food supply. Pests can spread diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease, salmonellosis, hantavirus and encephalitis. It’s the last thing we want or need during this time when our hospitals, medical facilities and healthcare professionals are already overwhelmed.

Here are some simple facts about how parasites can affect health: Biting insects force half a million people to visit the emergency room each year. Cockroach and rodent allergens trigger asthma attacks in children. Rodents contaminate or consume about 20% of the world’s food supply. Bedbugs can cause allergic reactions.

The importance of the pest control industry to the nation as an essential service cannot be underestimated. Additionally, the pest control industry is trained, tested and certified in the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Technicians routinely use respirators, goggles, gloves, and clothing to comply with safety requirements established by the EPA and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. With over 135,000 field service technicians in United States, supported by more than 19,000 businesses, we are ready to continue our fight against pests and diseases. With the Covid-19 coronavirus on the minds of all American citizens and the world, we want to be sure that we continue to serve our country and local communities in the battle against diseases easily spread by parasites when left unprotected. .

As an essential service industry, we will continue to serve food production facilities, grocery stores, medical facilities, multi-family housing, warehouses, residences and commercial businesses nationwide. We cannot afford to make our medical facilities, grocery stores, or homes uninhabitable from pests and pest-related illnesses, especially as we tell citizens to stay home. There is not a segment of the food industry that could comply with federal sanitation and health regulations without an adequate pest control program.

The best way to control the spread of diseases brought by unwanted parasites starts with prevention. Tackling the threat before it invades your home is the best way to prevent the spread of disease caused by pests. As the premier pest control provider, we at US Pest Protection understand the importance of maintaining a barrier of protection and prevention around your loved ones. We believe in protecting what matters most by working with homeowners and business owners to resolve the issues that threaten them most. It is our pleasure to serve our customers and our community. It is our honor to be able to help ensure that everyone lives the healthiest life possible.

At a time when the U.S. and global economy is experiencing fluctuations, the pest control industry is a thriving essential service industry that needs more and more workers and helps protect citizens across the country and the world. US Pest Protection is hiring, accepting applications, and interview candidates securely digitally in a safe and proactive manner against the requirements of the CDC security guidelines. US Pest personnel and pest control professionals take the appropriate initiatives to carefully navigate day-to-day services and routine responsibilities. It all starts at home. Do your part today. Get pest control, cleaner air in your home, and continue to follow CDC and WHO guidelines. You can easily and safely buy pest control online on our website. Visit to know more news & updates regarding the pest control industry and how US Pest Protection is impacting the industry and in our local communities.

Contact: Erica Brister & Pest Protection in the United States
Phone: 615-590-1260
E-mail: [email protected]

SOURCE US Pest Protection

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