risk management: tip of the week

Pest Control

The last thing your tenants want to discover is evidence of damage to their valuable stored items as a result of insects, rodents, or other pests. Your facility risk management plan should include a monthly pest control prevention program that includes regular inspections and treatment.

Hiring a licensed, insured pest control vendor to perform regular inspections and treatment is a wise idea. Make sure you obtain a written agreement from the vendor that indemnifies you for any negligence created by the vendor. If you decide to take on these tasks, be sure to educate yourself about the chemicals you may need to use and follow the provided instructions. The safety of your employees and tenants should always be your top priority.

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Mike Schofield

Mike Schofield
President & CEO