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COVID-19 Update from Abell

Abell Pest Control is your trusted partner for pest prevention, and we are committed to the safety and health of our employees and our customers. As such, we have a dedicated pandemic committee that continuously educates and coaches staff to minimize risk and address health and business concerns. As an essential service, we continue to provide pest management and pest control to our customers, and we are fully compliant with all recommendations from Public Health officials.

Even as we hope vaccinations will give us a brighter future, keeping with our business continuity plan, we continue to evolve and reinforce our protocols around COVID 19.

Our #1 priority is the safety of our employees and our customers. To support this priority, we have:

Implemented Mandatory Training for all Abell staff to ensure they are armed with practical knowledge such as hand washing, sanitation, and social distancing.

All on-site Abell employees complete a Mandatory Employee COVID-19 questionnaire before each shift.

Provided Personal Protection Equipment such as hand sanitizers, sanitizing spray for shoes, and equipment and protective gloves to all Abell employees. Facemasks and gloves are required while inside a customer’s location.

Created a Work Safe environment- any Abell employee who is feeling ill will not visit customer locations and will quarantine at home for 14 days.

Introduced Customer Signatures with Abell Hand-Held devices which eliminates the need for printed tickets, reducing the risk of transmission.

e-Tickets are available for Abell customers producing an instant electronic version of the service ticket to the customer, reducing the need to hand the paperback and forth.

Social Distancing Measures for Residential Services

Abell Client Care Specialists will be responsible for communicating the below expectations to residential customers when scheduling service. Route Managers will be responsible for adhering to these guidelines:

  • The Route Manager will phone the customer 15-30 minutes before arrival
  • The customer, family members & free-roaming pets will leave the home 10 minutes before the Route Manager enters
  • The Customer and Route Manager may talk outside, before and after the service, keeping a minimum distance of 2 meters
  • The Route Manager will access the home and provide the service. Paperwork will be left at the home