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Key Resources on IPM

Tools for Implementation

Green Guide for Healthcare’s Operations Section:

  • Environmental Services Credit 3: Integrated Pest Management
  • Sustainable Sites Credit 1.2: Outdoor Pest Management

Practice Greenhealth’s Ten Step Guide to Implementing an Integrated Pest Management Programcan help your facility take its first steps to eliminate unnecessary pesticide usage while improving pest control practices. (2005)

Taking Toxics out of Maryland’S Healthcare Sector: Transitioning to Green Pest Management Processes to Protect Health and the Environment: Report and recommendations from the Maryland Pesticide Network and Beyond Pesticides. (2008)

American Society of Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES), Recommended Practice

Series: Integrated Pest Management. American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services of the American Hospital Association. Chicago, IL. 2005.

Pest Management in New York State Hospitals: Risk Reduction and Health Promotion: Report and recommendations from the New York State Attorney General’s office

Healthy Hospitals: Controlling Pests without Harmful Pesticides: Health Care Without Harm report on hospital pesticide usage. (2003)

University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital IPM Case Study:reports on one hospital’s highly successful transition to IPM. (2002)

IPM Standards for Schools: Tactics and Resources for Reducing Pest and Pesticide Risks in Schools and Other Sensitive Environments: Best practices manual from the IPM Institute. (2004)

Beyond Pesticides and Maryland Pesticide Network:

GreenShield Certification for Pest Control Companies

Insect Management for the Interiorscape Environment

National Pest Management Association

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Integrated Pest Management for Schools


Tools on Pesticides & Health

EXTOXNET Pesticide Information Profiles (PIP)

Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA)

Federal Insectide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

Maryland Pesticide Network, Pesticides and Public Health: Critical Literature on Human Health 2001-2005

Med-Chi, the Maryland State Medical Society and the Maryland Pesticide Network, Pesticide Related Illness: Identifying the Threat, Treating the Problem. DVD Training Set.

Pesticide Action Network, Pesticide Database

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings. 5th Edition.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Pesticides: List of Restricted or Cancelled Uses


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