Healthy Hospitals: Controlling Pests Without Harmful Pesticides

Although many people have come to assume that applying pesticides is the only way to control pests and ensure a clean, healthy health care facility, this report shows that pests can be successfully managed without toxic pesticides and without having an adverse effect on the quality of patient care. Health care facilities have another opportunity to “first, do no harm” by changing the way they view pest control and by following this guide to safer and effective integrated pest management.