COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
GreenLeaf Pest Control continues to monitor and follow the guidance of Health Canada, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure the safety of our customers and all our employees as it pertains to COVID-19.
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How is GreenLeaf Pest Control protecting their employees and customers?
Our number one priority is the protection of all our employees and our customers. We have implemented policies and practices across our business to address current and new issues that may arise in the coming weeks. We instituted travel bans for our employees, provide health and hygiene best practises information to all employees and ensuring that personal protective equipment is utilized. We have also in accordance with Public Health’s recommendations implements physical distance measures. We have instructed all employees to stay home if they are sick.
Why are you still providing service if everyone is supposed to be “social distancing”?
Pest Control is deemed and essential service, our main focus is to continue to protect the public health of our customers and their property. In doing so, we will continue to follow Health Canada guidelines on social/physical distancing and continue to wear all appropriate personal protective equipment mandated and recommended by Health Canada and the Ministry of the Environment.
My business is closed. Why do I still need service?
Even though your business is shut down, it is still susceptible to pest infestations. It is even more important during this time, as pest will be more active without daily routines of occupancy, and populations could get severe in a short period of time.
Norway rats will gnaw away parts of a structure to enlarge a potential entryway, and often burrow their way inside by digging. Older buildings with poor construction and maintenance are at higher risk for rodents problems. Norway rats can be carries of various diseases that can transfer to humans through urine and feces.
Mice can contaminate about 10 times the amount of food they eat, and feed 15-20 times per day. They can squeeze through a hole ¼-inch wide. Mice carry serious disease pathogens. Most reproduce very quickly. A single female can produce up to 8 litters per year, with an average of six pups per litter.
German cockroaches lay 40 eggs at a time, which mature in about two months. Because they reproduce so quickly, infestations quickly become a severe issue. German cockroaches are very fast-moving and they don’t have any natural predators indoors therefore the biological potential is enormous.
Flies can carry a variety of diseases and pathogens harmful to humans. Flies pick up bacteria, fungi and viruses and then spread these pathogens by contaminating food and water. Drain and fruit fly populations will quickly multiply if gone unchecked and untreated.
Customized Pest Control Solutions to Protect Your Business
Forget the cookie cutter approach to commercial pest control. At GreenLeaf you get the personal attention you deserve, and pest control solutions specifically designed to keep your facility pest free. Our Service Specialists receive ongoing education, so they are up to date with the Industries latest best practices techniques and government legislation. This allows us to provide you with effective, leading edge pest control solutions to give you the results you deserve.
The GreenLeaf Program meets and exceeds the standards established by multiple third-party audit organizations
Including, but not limited to:
- CFIA Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- COS – Canadian Organic Standards
- Merieux NutriSciences Certification LLC
- NSF – COOKE & Thurber
- National Pest Management Standards for Food Plants
- SFCR (Safe Food for Canadians Regulations)
- YUM Brands
We offer services to:
- Educational Facilities
- Universities & Colleges
- Food & Beverage Processing
- Food Services
- Healthcare Facilities
- Office Buildings
- Property Management