"Child Care Center Integrated Pest Management Plan" - California

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Child Care Center Integrated Pest Management Plan
When completed, this template meets the Healthy Schools Act requirement for an integrated pest management (IPM) plan.
An IPM plan is required if a school district uses pesticides
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Contacts
Child Care Center Name
Address
Center IPM Coordinator
IPM Coordinator’s Phone Number
Email Address
IPM statement
It is the goal of
to implement IPM by focusing on long-term prevention or suppression of
pests through accurate pest identification, by frequent monitoring for pest presence, by applying appropriate action levels, and by
making the habitat less conducive to pests using sanitation and mechanical and physical controls. Pesticides that are effective will
be used in a manner that minimizes risks to people, property, and the environment, and only after other options have been shown
ineffective.
Our pest management objectives are to:
(Example: Focus on long-term pest prevention)
IPM team
In addition to the IPM Coordinator, other individuals who are involved in purchasing, making IPM decisions, applying
pesticides, and complying with the Healthy Schools Act requirements, include:
Name and/or Title
Role in IPM program
Pest management contracting
Pest management services are contracted to a licensed pest control business.
Pest Control Business name(s):
Prior to entering into a contract, the child care center has confirmed that the pest control business understands the
training requirement and other requirements of the Healthy Schools Act.
Pest identification, monitoring and inspection
Pest Identification is done by:
(Example: College/University staff, Pest Control Business, etc.)
Monitoring and inspecting for pests and conditions that lead to pest problems are done regularly by
and results are communicated to the IPM Coordinator.
(Example: District staff title, e.g. Maintenance staff)
Specific information about monitoring and inspecting for pests, such as locations, times, or techniques include:
(Example: Sticky monitoring boards are placed in the kitchen and are checked weekly by custodial staff.)
Child Care Center Integrated Pest Management Plan
When completed, this template meets the Healthy Schools Act requirement for an integrated pest management (IPM) plan.
An IPM plan is required if a school district uses pesticides
.
1
Contacts
Child Care Center Name
Address
Center IPM Coordinator
IPM Coordinator’s Phone Number
Email Address
IPM statement
It is the goal of
to implement IPM by focusing on long-term prevention or suppression of
pests through accurate pest identification, by frequent monitoring for pest presence, by applying appropriate action levels, and by
making the habitat less conducive to pests using sanitation and mechanical and physical controls. Pesticides that are effective will
be used in a manner that minimizes risks to people, property, and the environment, and only after other options have been shown
ineffective.
Our pest management objectives are to:
(Example: Focus on long-term pest prevention)
IPM team
In addition to the IPM Coordinator, other individuals who are involved in purchasing, making IPM decisions, applying
pesticides, and complying with the Healthy Schools Act requirements, include:
Name and/or Title
Role in IPM program
Pest management contracting
Pest management services are contracted to a licensed pest control business.
Pest Control Business name(s):
Prior to entering into a contract, the child care center has confirmed that the pest control business understands the
training requirement and other requirements of the Healthy Schools Act.
Pest identification, monitoring and inspection
Pest Identification is done by:
(Example: College/University staff, Pest Control Business, etc.)
Monitoring and inspecting for pests and conditions that lead to pest problems are done regularly by
and results are communicated to the IPM Coordinator.
(Example: District staff title, e.g. Maintenance staff)
Specific information about monitoring and inspecting for pests, such as locations, times, or techniques include:
(Example: Sticky monitoring boards are placed in the kitchen and are checked weekly by custodial staff.)
Pests and non-chemical management practices
This child care center has identified the following pests and routinely uses the following non-chemical practices to prevent
pests from reaching the action level:
Remove
Seal
Install
Physical
Manage
Pest
Fix leaks
Traps
Other
food
cracks
barriers removal
irrigation
Chemical pest management practices
If non-chemical methods are ineffective, the child care center will consider pesticides only after careful monitoring indicates that
they are needed according to pre-established action levels and will use pesticides that pose the least possible hazard and are
effective in a manner that minimizes risks to people, property and the environment.
This child care center expects the following pesticides (pesticide products and active ingredients) to be applied during the year.
(This list includes pesticides that will be applied by child care center staff or licensed pest control businesses.):
Healthy Schools Act
This child care center complies with the notification, posting, recordkeeping, and all other requirements of the Healthy
Schools Act. (Education Code Sections 17608 -- - 17613, 48980.3; Food & Agricultural Code Sections 13180 -- - 13188)
Training
Every year child care center employees who make pesticide applications receive the following training prior to pesticide use:
Pesticide specific safety training (Title 3 California Code of Regulations 6724)
School IPM training course approved by the Department of Pesticide Regulation (Education Code Section 16714;
Food & Agricultural Code Section 13186.5).
Submittal of pesticide use reports
Reports of all pesticides applied by child care center staff during the calendar year, except pesticides exempt
from HSA
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recordkeeping, are submitted to the Department of Pesticide Regulation at least annually, by January 30 of the following
year, using the form provided at www.cdpr.ca.gov/schoolipm. (Education Code Section 16711)
Notification
This child care center has made this IPM plan publicly available by the following methods (check at least one):
This IPM plan can be found online at the following web address:
This IPM plan is sent out to all parents, guardians and staff annually.
Review
This IPM plan will be reviewed (and revised, if needed) at least annually to ensure that the information provided is still true
and correct.
Date of new review:
I acknowledge that I have reviewed this child care center's IPM Plan and it is true and correct.
Signature:
Date:
These pesticides are exempt from all Healthy Schools Act requirements, except the training requirement: 1) products used in self-contained baits or traps, 2) gels
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or pastes used as crack and crevice treatments, 3) antimicrobials, and 4) pesticides exempt from U.S. EPA registration. (Education Code Section 17610.5)
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