Codes of Practice

Our Codes of Best Practice outline the responsibilities and correct practices that members are expected to adhere to. Our Codes are subject to regular review by the BPCA Servicing Committee or are dictated by changes to legislation.

The Codes of Best Practice are publicly available, allowing you to see the standards BPCA members work to. Find out more about BPCA and why you should use a BPCA member here or check your pest control company is a member here

BPCA Codes of Best Practice are regularly reviewed for accuracy. If you spot something that you believe to be factually incorrect or out of date please report to

COC - BPCA Code of Conduct BPCA September 2013 365 Kb Download
COBP - Insecticide Usage BPCA Version 2: 2020 710 Kb Download
COBP - Bed Bug Management and Control  BPCA  Version 1: 2020   662 Kb Download
COBP - Professional Reports BPCA Version 1: 2020 626 Kb Download
COBP - Bird Management and Control BPCA Version 1: 2020 917 Kb Download
COBP - Pesticide Waste BPCA Version 2: 2020 906 Kb Download
COBP - Pest Control Foot Personnel BPCA Version 2: 2020 656 Kb Download
COBP - Use of Air Guns in Pest Control BPCA Version 2: 2020 546 Kb Download
COBP - Human Use of Break-Back Traps PMA Version 1: 2018 172 Kb Download
COBP - Humane Use of Glueboards PMA Revision: 2017 230 Kb Download
COBP - Relating to the Control of Bees PMA Version 4: 2019 117 Kb Download
COBP - Surveys BPCA Version 2: 2020 226 Kb Download
COBP - Rodent Control and Safe Use of Rodenticides  CRRU Version 1: 2015 979 Kb Download
COBP - Precautionary Treatment of Invertebrates BPCA Version 2: 2020 1.21 Mb Download
COBP - Live Capture Trapping BPCA Version 2: 2020 632 Kb Download
COBP - Vehicle Storage BPCA Version 2: 2020 300 Kb Download
COBP - Spring Trapping BPCA Version 2: 2020 506 Kb Download
COBP - Fixed Storage of Pesticides BPCA Version 2: 2020 766 Kb Download


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