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  • Consider alternative methods (other than pesticides) to make your house and garden unattractive to pests.
  • Always select pesticides that are designed for the pest you wish to treat.
  • Follow the label instructions carefully (especially the safety instructions) and use the least amount possible.
  • Seek urgent medical attention if you suspect pesticide poisoning.
  • Make sure the person who will be applying your pesticides holds a valid photo ID Pest Control Licence.
  • A person who holds a Pest Control Licence can have up to three different authorisations listed on their licence.

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Reviewed on: 28-06-2018