Westgate Pest Control is pleased to have achieved the following accreditations
British Pest Control Association (BPCA)
We are proud members of the BPCA having successfully passed the full audit requirements needed to demonstrate professionalism and safe systems of work.
CEPA Certified – BS EN 16636:2015
Following an audit by Bureau Veritas on 27 June 2017 Westgate Pest Control was awarded the certification to demonstrate the companies management system are in accordance with the European standard BS EN 16636:2015. This is a huge award for Westgate Pest Control and supports the companies commitment to “doing things right”.
For more information www.bpca.org.uk
National Pest Technicians Association
Westgate Pest Control have been members since 2015 and abide by the agreed terms stipulated by the association whose aim is to improve the professionalism of all involved in urban pest management.
For more information www.npta.org.uk
Paul is our accredited Wildlife Aware Technician and is proud to wear their accreditation. All technicians abide by the CRRU Code of best practice.
The purpose of the code is to ensure that effective rodent control can be carried while ensuring that the exposure of all non-target animals, including wildlife, is kept to an absolute minimum.
The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) code stresses the need to adhere to the following good practice. It has adopted the logo ‘Think Wildlife’ to build recognition of the code and the overall campaign aims.
- Always have a planned approach
- Always record quantity of bait and where it is placed
Always use enough baiting points
Always collect and dispose of rodent bodies
Never leave bait exposed to non-target animals and birds
Never fail to inspect bait regularly
Never leave bait down at the end of the treatment
For more information www.thinkwildlife.org
The Guild of British Mole catchers
The guild is committed to traditional mole catching skills and the welfare of the mole
The Guild has a code of practice which outlines the commitment of their members to uphold traditional values and care for the mole. Westgate Pest control abides by this code. All our staff involved with the control of moles are fully trained level II members of the guild and operate in a professional and responsible manner whilst undertaking their work
Westgate Pest Control, in pursuit of following the Guilds code will :
- Treat clients fairly and honestly at all times
- Use suitable traps which are fit for purpose and in good working order
- In the interest of mole welfare not use poisons or live capture traps for the control of moles
- Ensure their Public Liability insurance is present and in date
- Conduct dynamic risk assessments whilst conducting any work controlling moles
- Consult and agree with landowners before treating
- Check traps daily
- Keep accurate records of treatments undertaken
- Remove all traps at the end of any treatment
For more information – www.guildofbritishmolecatchers.co.uk