Using a pest control company for rats

When poison is put down by a pest control company, will they come back to check it and clear away any dead rats?

Asked by Mo on 12th Mar 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Yes, it is a legal requirement that once a treatment has been has been completed and that all pesticides are to be removed by your contracted pest controller as are any rodent carcasses as a remaining carcass may in-turn encourage further pest activity or (if not both) an insect pest presence."
Answered on 31st May 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
"Yes, pest technicians will carry out visits to the baiting points put in place, these are carried out weekly or depending on the level of rodent activity. By law Pest technicians will remove all deceased rodents and any bait that has been put down once the situation has been eradicated.

I hope this has answered your question.

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Answered on 14th Jun 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"Yes they should on their last attendance or as they come across dead rodents. Pest controllers can only leave rodenticides for a maximum of thirty five days so they must schedule a return visit and remove pest over rodenticides."
Answered on 22nd Jan 2024 - Member since Jan 2024 - report
"Yes this should be carried out by any professional pest controller."
Answered on 5th Jul 2023 - Member since Mar 2017 - report
"Yes, some companies as we do, offer a dead animal disposal and they can make a treatment / if so it should be included/ if not you can book it separately."
Answered on 12th Mar 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"If they don't agree to at least a 2nd visit then don't employ them. Most technicians use anticoagulant rodenticides which take time to work so coming back for a 2nd visit should be a given."
Answered on 12th Mar 2023 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"I guarantee my work, so use the following process. First visit is to complete the inspection, risk assessment and implement traps and bait. Second call to monitor, clear traps and rebait. Once clear on third, complete blocking of entry points or fit drain blocker etc, to avoid a future repeat.. During this process, any dead rats found are taken away. If they die in a unreachable void and a smell issue occurs then high strength odour blocks are used. Kind regards Richard"
Answered on 12th Mar 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
"Hi. Yes they should do a follow up visit to check activity and if any dead rats they should take them away to be disposed of."
Answered on 12th Mar 2023 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
"Under the BPCA legislation, a pest control must return to check bait and remove any dead rodents and dispose of in the correct manner if treatment with a Rodenticide."
Answered on 26th Jun 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"Yes, they should do if not contact him again to make sure they do"
Answered on 12th Mar 2023 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
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