From patient rooms to cafeterias, healthcare facilities provide the food, water and shelter that attract pests. Many common pests plaguing the healthcare industry can pose major health risks to patients, physicians and staff and can ultimately damage your facility’s reputation.
Put your knowledge to the test – and learn something new in the process – by taking our pest management quiz. If you’re looking for additional pest prevention tips, check out our Pest Library when you’re done with the quiz.
Which common pests are a sign of unsanitary
Which pests can have massive
populations and can change their diet preferences throughout the year?
True or false.
Rats can get inside through
openings the size of a quarter.
What are the signs of bed bugs?
True or false.
Using plastic containers will attract
Flies can transmit more than ___ known pathogens.
True or false. Cockroaches can
contribute to foodborne illnesses like food poisoning, diarrhea and
There’s room for improvement, but you’re getting there! You can try the quiz again or study up by checking out our Pest Library. You’ll want to develop a pest prevention plan now, before pests become a problem. With a thorough and proactive pest management approach, you can help keep these pests from potentially harming patients and ultimately damaging your reputation and bottom line.
Good work! Your ability to identify pest threats is a major step toward helping to prevent them. Consult a pest management professional to develop a preventive program customized for your facility.
Need to get someone else on your team up to speed? Send them our Pest Library for tips and tricks to help protect your facility.