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01 April 2020

13 resources for pest professionals during Covid-19 pandemic

BPCA has released 13 resources for operating essential services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Some of these resources are free for everyone, while others are for BPCA members only.

The resources available are:

NEW Client information leaflet on essential pest management

Pest management essential in a pandemic flyer for BPCA Members

An information sheet for your clients stating why pest management is still essential, even during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

NEW Furloughing pest management workers and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS)

furloughing pest management workers

Fact sheet on how furloughing employees and the JRS scheme work for pest management professionals. 

Available free for everyone.

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NEW Client communication Covid-19 policy

Covid 19 policy for communication with client BPCA members pest management

A template policy to give to your clients to help explain what you are doing to protect yourselves and them from the spread of Covid-19. 

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

NEW Essential pest management work BPCA sign for van

Sign for your van

A sign for your vans explaining that you are carrying our essential pest management work to help with unimpeded travel.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

Should I go on a job during the Covid-19 pandemic advice sheet

A thought process to help you decide if a job is essential.

Available free to everyone. 

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Letter template to MPs -  Designation of Pest Management Professional as Key Worker

A template letter to send to your MP asking them to ask the Government to explicitly include pest management on the list of crucial sectors.

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

Coronavirus (Covid-19) risk assessment template

Risk assessment template covid 19 now available

A template risk assessment that includes special considerations during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

Client letter of endorsement template for member employees during Covid-19

This letter template is designed to give you access to your clients and their premises if further lockdown measures are announced, with only those supporting key workers or critical sectors still allowed to work."

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

BPCA letter of endorsement template for member employees during Covid-19

BPCA letter templates for working during Covid 19 pandemic

This letter is designed to help a client, the general public and law enforcement understand the critical role a pest management company plays in protecting public health.

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

Covid-19 toolbox talk template with guidance

Toolbox talk teplates free for BPCA members

A toolbox talk template for your and your employees to use to share and discuss Covid-19 strategies and health and safety concerns. 

Available to BPCA members only.

Available to download in the Member Documents Area (login required). 

Download now

VIDEO: Advice for pest professionals during Covid-19 pandemic

Watch back our webinar on Covid-19, lead by Natalie Bungay, BPCA Technical Officer. 

Available free to everyone. 

Watch now

Covid-19 general advice for pest management professionals

Updated regularly with sections on:

  • BPCA's position statement
  • What has BPCA done to protect its members?
  • Should I keep trading/go out on a job?
  • What happens if I'm refused access to a site?
  • Will the Government compensate my business for any loss of work?
  • What financial support will I get if I have to self-isolate or if I am diagnosed?
  • How do I keep my staff safe?
  • How do I keep my clients safe?
  • What's happening with BPCA events, training courses and exams?
  • What's happening with the BPCA AGM?
  • Can I still visit the BPCA office?
  • How can I help?

Available free to everyone. 

View now 

FAQ: Pest management and Covid-19

Your frequently asked questions asked about Covid-19 pandemic answered. 

Available free for everyone.

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HOW CAN WE HELP?

If you need more support or have an idea for what else BPCA could do to help, contact us today.

hello@bpca.org.uk

Source: Online

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