Bed Bugs Infest Wall Street Journal OfficesJanay Rickwalder
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Bed bugs have been
making their way into homes, hotels, stores and even movie
theaters over the past several years. And now comes news
that bed bugs have found their way into the offices of the
Wall Street Journal.
So what can you do to
prevent bed bugs from entering the workplace? Here are some
tips from the National Pest Management Association:
- Vacuum and clean all areas including offices, hallways,
lobbies, kitchens, storefronts and public bathrooms on a daily
- Regularly inspect all areas of business for signs of bed bugs
infestations at work. Vigilance by all employees is key.
- Eliminate clutter as best as possible, especially in storage
areas as this provides excellent hiding spots for bed bugs in the
- When unpacking new inventory or receiving shipments, carefully
inspect all items and packaging for signs of bed bugs before
bringing them into your business.
- If a bed bug infestation is found, work with a professional
pest control company to treat the infestation and perform follow-up