A guide to carrying out an environmental assessment prior to the use of rodenticides

Published: October 2012


Topic(s): Pest Control

Type(s): Industry Guidance


Irrespective of the type of baiting techniques used, an environmental assessment should always be carried out before treatments using rodenticide baits begin.

The purpose of an environmental assessment is to determine possible environmental effects and identify which precautions are necessary to protect wildlife and the wider environment.

This document offers guidance on how to conduct such an environmental assessment.

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