Inspection of the premises begins with a customer INTERVIEW, followed by a VISUAL INSPECTION. A thorough
inspection and review of the site log book is necessary to determine the problem, formulate a course of
action, implement the action and decide what follow up is needed. The inspection process is the first step
in solving the customer's problem(s). During the inspection process, the technician must inspect entry
points and food sources. Make thorough notes of all findings and always invite the customer to participate
in the inspection process. Revise the original sanitation report and graph as appropriate.
Identification of type of insect and "conditions conducive," such as organic debris. Search out cracks and crevices in
which insects hide. Proper identification is the foundation for determining of the appropriate control plan.
Determination involves the formulation of a plan of action. Consider the customer's needs. In the case of
venomous insects, most customers will consider the matter urgent. Plan exclusionary activities and eradication
of the existing infestation. Treatment methods are based on the type of insects identified, in addition to a
general preventative program.
The three major aspects of control & prevention are:
Control and prevention is the execution of a strategic plan. Apply the various materials and treatment
methods in a careful and meticulous manner. Make sure that the work is done in a way that is respectful
of the customer's environment. Clean-up before leaving
Communication with the customer means that the technician will discuss with the customer his inspection
findings, sanitary issues, the exclusionary and elimination treatments performed and the technician's intent to
continually monitor the environment until the infestation is resolved. Talk with the customer whenever
possible.The tech will always thank the customer for his/her business!