Category Archives: Insects

Insect pests include those that cause medical or economic loss or are considered a nuisance. Insect pests include, ants, wasps, flies and carpet moths.

Cat Fleas on Humans

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What Are Cat Fleas? A Cats Fleas are distinctive from other insects in many key ways. In terms of size, they are about 1.5 – 2mm long with backwards-facing hairs that allow them to move swiftly through the victims (hosts) hair where they feed on the hosts’ blood. Cat fleas are quite small, flattened insects […]

Insect Stings First Aid

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What To Do If You Are Stung! Your aim with a casualty who has been stung is to reduce as far as possible any swelling or discomfort. If the casualty is showing any of the following signs or symptoms, you need to call “999” immediately for help and advice! Have a known allergy to stings. […]

Avoid Wasp & Bee Stings

The Best Ways To Avoid Wasp and Bee Stings Clothing That Repels Insects Wear light, understated or dark clothing, and avoid bright orange, red or yellow. Stinging insects love bright colours, but flies love dark and white! So, in theory, you are less likely to get stung, but more likely to get bitten by a […]

Pests & Disease Risk

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Pests & Disease In Your Home What Pests, Carry & Spread Disease? Pests associated with the transmission of diseases to humans include rodents, insects, and birds. Some pests are more critical than others with respect to disease. For this reason, we shall quickly separate pests into three groups: Pests of medical importance (vectors of disease & injurious to […]