Spreading Bed Bugs At Work
How to Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home from Work Business Articles December 7, 2010 More recently, bed bugs began leaving the comfortable sanctuary of American bedrooms and showing up at schools, libraries, hospitals and office.
The bad news is that bed bugs can spread. They can catch a ride in your clothing or bag, and hop off somewhere else to start a new life. It's worth considering this possibility, as you are. The good news is they don't spread that easily, and it is possible to avoid this using some precautions.
Well, unfortunately, bed bugs have made a big resurgence across the United States. Although their name comes from their tendency to live in and around where we sleep and from the fact that they typically feed on us at night, bed bugs can be found throughout dwellings and workplaces.
Keeping a pair of shoes for use in the work place until the bed bugs are gone helps to prevent infestations in employees' homes and cars Reduce clutter if at all possible. Advise staff to check their shoes and other clothing when they at the end of the day.
This FAQ was updated in June 2009 and now has two parts: the first covers how not to spread bed bugs when you travel, the second covers how to avoid spreading bed bugs to others in your daily life. Note: the section of the FAQ below on travel was originally written before the invention of a tool which many readers will find useful.
Wash them and then trash bags. Check your beds, check your car, check everything. Even though it's a big concern with them at work, the bigger concern is bringing them home because it takes a LOT to get rid of them. Original Poster February 8, 2012 at 11:05 pm