Pest control is essential in any environment where food or food-grade packaging is manufactured or stored. This service is almost invariably contracted out to a specialist company. Effective management of the contractor is essential if the relationship is to work effectively.
The Acheta/SOFHT ‘Managing Your Pest Control Contract’ training day will provide the information and advice necessary to implement and manage the contract successfully.
Who should attend? Food, food-grade packaging and pharmaceutical manufacture, hospital and prison management, local authority environmental health.
Course content: Delegates will be given an overview on what pests and why, understanding pesticide legislation, why have a contract, the legal implications of using a contractor, setting your own objectives, understanding the contractors objectives, establishing the specification, selecting the contractor, monitoring performance.
Acheta is a leading provider of independent pest control consultancy services. The instructor for this course will be Dr John Simmons. John has 20 years managerial and technical experience, having worked with pest control contractors Igrox and National Britannia, and as Technical Manager of the British Pest Control Association. He currently audits many different pest control contractors, throughout Europe, on behalf of many food manufacturers.