The transportation industry involves a high volume of people and turnover of baggage, which can often mean that pests are may be coming along for the ride. Whether it is short distance transportation such as buses and taxis or more long haul vessels such as ships, trains or airplanes, no transportation company is immune. In order to ensure you have the appropriate tools for success, we have put together a list of the most common pests within the transportation industry.View Transportation Industry
Casino And Gaming Industry
Casinos like other hospitality industry businesses, usually see high turnover patrons, converging from different backgrounds and parts of the world. This allows certain pests to hitchhike on the belongings of your guests and settle into your casino and room areas uninvited. Using industry leading knowledge and expertise, Orkin Canada entomologist Dr. Alice Sinia has put together a list of the most common pests you may encounter in any casino, racetrack or other gaming area.View Casino And Gaming Industry
Oil and Gas Industry
All oil and gas companies have one thing in common... having to deal with pests. Since many of these work sites and facilities are in remote locations, pests are known to invite themselves into these areas without permission. In order to ensure that your work site is protected against pests, it is important to understand the most common pests to watch out for.View Oil and Gas Industry
Non-Food Manufacturing And Processing
The commercial manufacturing and processing industry can be vulnerable to a variety of different pests. From lunch areas creating viable food sources to scents bringing pests into the building, no manufacturing facility is immune to a potential infestation. The worst part is once these pests establish themselves inside your facility, they can have an immediate impact on your operations. Damaging equipment, contaminating products and creating health risks by transmitting pathogens in your facility are just some of the ways that pests could hinder your operations.View Non-Food Manufacturing And Processing
Commercial Office Buildings
Office buildings can be especially vulnerable to pests. From single unit offices to commercial high-rises with multiple commercial offices, no space is immune to pests. Between visitors regularly coming in and out, leaving entryways open, to staff unknowingly bringing in pests through their personal belongings, pests can get into your office building without you even noticing.View Commercial Office Buildings
A commercial cannabis growing and manufacturing facility can be host to many pests and diseases. Providing moisture, food and shelter to pests as well as conducive conditions for plant disease infections. Protecting your facility from pests is essential for any commercial cannabis business. As pests can play a key role in significantly hurting your business, from consuming and damaging products to delaying operations and even causing structural damage to the facility. In order to keep your cannabis production facility pest-free, you need the assistance of a professional pest control expert.View Cannabis Industry
The standards required in maintaining a pharmaceutical facility are extremely high, and the consequences of a pest infestation can be severe. From damage to a brand and loss of trust for a company to the financial and even legal implications associated with possible contaminated products. Here is what you need to know.View Pharmaceutical Industry
Warehousing and Logistics
Warehousing plays in the distribution of goods may be greater than ever. Products shipped in from all over the globe land in warehouses for re-distribution. Due to the amount of product travelling in and out of various building openings, and the amount of time those entry and exit points spend open to the outdoors, pest control can be difficult.View Warehousing and Logistics
Educational institutions of all sizes provide pests with an environment that has easily available food, water, and shelter. If you're looking to put an end to your pest issue, Orkin Canada is there to assist.View Education
From the grandest hotel to a minimalist hostel, hospitality lodgings offer a particularly inviting environment to pests looking for food, water, and shelter.View Hospitality
Pest control during building projects can be challenging – with a structure in progress it’s easy for rodents, insects, and birds to make their way in through open walls or unsealed gaps.View Construction
Food Processing and Safety Compliance
Food processing factories and warehouses are often an ideal food source for beetles, moths, cockroaches, ants, flies, mice, and rats.View Food Processing and Safety Compliance
Hospitals and nursing homes are perfect targets for pests like ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, flies, mice, and rats.View Healthcare Industry
The retail industry is broad and varied, but all retailers can fall prey to a pest infestation.View Retail Sector
Grocery Stores and Pests
Offering an almost endless supply of food and water, grocery stores provide a perfect haven for pests such as mice, rats, and cockroaches.View Grocery Stores and Pests
Restaurants and Food Services
From the most casual fast food outlet to the most upscale dining destination, restaurants offer pests a constant and plentiful source of food and warmth.View Restaurants and Food Services
Removing pests from your multi-unit property... for good.View Multi-Family Buildings
How To Identify And Address High-Risk Areas At Your Facility
Pests are incredibly resilient in their search for food, water and shelter. Unfortunately for food processing and handling managers, that often means your facility is a large, humming oasis for crawling critters of all kinds. That’s why it’s crucial to know where and how specific areas of your propertyare at risk – so you can take proper measures to address these “hot spots” and stop unwanted invaders before they arrive.
Landscaping Tips To Protect Your Facility
When it comes to managing your facility, you have to take every detail into account – including potential pest problems. But where does pest prevention actually start? On the outside, of course. Your landscaping choices can contribute to pest activity, which is why it’s important to keep vegetation properly maintained and positioned.
How to Ace Your Audit
When it comes to staying on top of your responsibilities, there is one thing you never want to worry about – a failed pest control audit. But don’t bug out: with help from your Orkin Canada pest specialist, you are sure to pass your next audit with flying colors – and fewer flying critters.
At Orkin Canada, we know our pests, and you can too. Explore our pest library to learn how to identify and deter common pests.
Our Commercial Triple Guarantee
Resolving your pest problem is our #1 priority. If re-treatment is required, we'll provide immediate services at no extra cost. If your expectations are not met, we guarantee a full refund of your service payment.
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When you see a pest, you need service right away. Orkin Canada will respond to your request within 24 hours.
If you are not completely satisfied with a regularly scheduled treatment, we will re-treat the area, or refund your last monthly payment.
If your company is fined by a regulatory agency due solely to a pest infestation, Orkin Canada will reimburse you for up to 6 months of service.*
*Your account must be current, under contract for more than 60 days, and you must be compliant with sanitation and structural requests as noted in Orkin Canada's service reports.