Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare
Indoor Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan
107 Maple St
Attleboro, MA 02703


IPM Coordinator
Mary Percival

Primary Contact
Mary Percival, 508-222-5899, 290229@eecprovider.org

Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare employs Mary Percival, an on-site certified and/or licensed pesticide applicator (certification/license #: ) who may be called on to manage all or some of the necessary INDOOR pest problems that may arise.

In addition, this Daycare has a contract with

  • Mary Percival of , 508-222-5899.

    By signing the end of this indoor IPM plan, the IPM coordinator, Mary Percival, of this Daycare and the Pest Management Professionals described above acknowledge, and agree to the terms of this INDOOR integrated pest management plan.


    A .INTRODUCTION

      In compliance with the Act Protecting Children and Families from Harmful Pesticides, Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare on 5/13/2016 10:23:00 AM has prepared the following indoor IPM plan. By centralizing all of the information about this facilityís pest management practices the plan serves as a guide to direct this facilityís IPM coordinator,  Mary Percival , about pest control and pesticide use.

      This plan describes the pest management practices for indoor areas of the Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare and clearly states itís pesticide use policies.

      A copy of the plan has been filed with the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), and at least one printed copy must be kept on site and made available to the public upon request.

      Objectives
      The objectives of the integrated pest management program conducted at the Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare are listed below.

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    • Reduce childrenís exposure to pesticides and pesticide residues whenever possible.
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    • Manage pests that may occur on facilities to prevent interference with the learning environment of the students.
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    • Provide the safest playing or athletic surfaces possible.

      In light of these objectives, the Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare has selected the following as itís IPM policy statement:


    B.POLICY STATEMENT

      It is the policy of this school to implement Integrated Pest Management procedures to control structural and landscape pests and minimize exposure of children, faculty, and staff to pesticides.


    C.IPM COMMITTEE

      The tasks set before an IPM committee are to:

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    • Develop an IPM plan. The IPM plan is in essence, a document that describes the organization and implementation of IPM on school grounds.
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    • Evaluate progress of the IPM program.
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    • Communicate about IPM - Facilitate communication within the school about IPM practices.
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    • Assist in development of contract specifications.
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    • Provide notification to parents about pesticide use.

      The INDOOR committee members selected for the Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare are listed below:
      1) Mary Percival (Indoor IPM Coordinator)
      2) Mary  Percival


    D. COMMUNICATING IPM WITHIN THE FACILITY

      The Pest Management Professional communicates with the IPM coordinator of the facility. The IPM coordinator then posts this information in a common viewing area dedicated to the subject of integrated pest management.

      Staff/Students communicate with their supervisors or teachers who then pass information onto the IPM coordinator.


    E. EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF FACILITY OCCUPANTS & STAFF

    • lead teachers will take the training as well as the director
    • Training will cover how to report a pest problem,procedures and strategies for sanitation.
    • yearly
    • The director will come up with a pest management training or by doing one online
    • food is stored in the refridgerator or in the snack cabinets in a covered container.


    F. INDOOR MONITORING

      The IPM committee will evaluate the plan monthly. When pests are present, Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare has chosen an INDOOR monitoring schedule that consists of monthly inspections. When pests are absent the INDOOR monitoring schedule will consist of monthly inspections.

      The following technique will be used to monitor for pests:  The IPM coordinator would setup monitoring traps throughout the facility and inspect them on a regularly scheduled interval (selected in the prior question).


    G. COURSE OF ACTION TAKEN FOR INDOOR PESTS

      The School's IPM approach to managing the indoor pests includes the following actions:

      SCHOOL PEST DESCRIPTION
      no pest found

      SCHOOL PEST LOCATION DETAILS
      no pests found

      SCHOOL PEST ACTIVITY
      no pests found

      MONITORING/INSPECTION
      I check the inside of the building and outside once a month.

      ELIMINATING ACCESS
      no pests found

      ELIMINATING SOURCES OF FOOD AND WATER
      We do daily cleaning as well as making sure all food and water are stored in the refridgerator or in a sealed container.

      ELIMINATION OF SHELTER AND HARBORAGE
      no pests found

      NON-CHEMICAL CONTROLS
      If any pests are found I will contact a pest management facility to take care of the proble using non-chemicals that are safe and appropriate for a child care setting and such pesticides will only be put down and taken care of when children are not present in the building.

      CHEMICAL CONTROLS
      PESTICIDE USE ATTESTATION:
      Pesticides are only applied by a certified and/or licensed applicator.
      Only pesticides allowed under the Children's and Families' Protection Act are used indoors.


    H. RECORD KEEPING

      In the case of Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare, INDOOOR monitoring records will be maintained through the following technique:  The use of forms which will be filled out by the person monitoring the facility


    I. EVALUATING THE PROGRAM

      The IPM committee will evaluate the plan monthly .


    J. IN THE EVENT OF A HEALTH EMERGENCY

      During the creation of this IPM plan, Mary Percival has assigned committee member Mary Percival with the responsibility of applying for an emergency waiver.


    K. LIST OF PESTICIDES TO BE USED INSIDE THE FACILITY

      The following list includes all the pesticides that will be used inside the Maple Street Learn and Play Preschool and Daycare. This list includes all herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that will be used in the event that chemical is required.

      Pesticide
      Name
      Active
      Ingredient
      EPA
      Registration #
      Target
      Pest
      Rationale
      for use



    I attest, to the best of my knowledge, that the above information is complete, accurate and true

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    IPM Coordinator Signature Date
       
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    Administrator, Director, or Principal Date

    Indoor IPM Plan originally submitted on: 3/29/2012 1:26:00 PM
    Plan updated by Mary Percival on: 5/13/2016 10:23:00 AM