Integrated Pest Management Plan Draft
Integrated Pest Management Plan or IPM is a system of controlling
pests that does not depend on automatic or frequent use of pesticides.
Monitoring and evaluation of pest problems determine control measures
necessary. Sharyland Independent School District (SISD) recommended
action thresholds (i.e. level of pest infestation) would be used to
determine when treatment is required.
One part of the annual pest control contract is the application of
pesticides and/or herbicides by the private contractor’s licensed
certified-applications. Additionally, a private contractor may be hired
to perform lawn and ornamental treatments separate from the annual
contract. It will be the contractor’s responsibility to follow all state
and federal laws and regulations concerning the posting, applications,
and completion of the proper paperwork for each application. The
contractor will forward a copy of the chemical label and Material Safety
Data Sheet (MSDS) along with the "Approval for Yellow and Red List
Products" to SISD prior to making any applications. The application log
sheet will be sent to the SISD IPM Coordinator after the application has
The contractor is responsible for monthly inspections and noting on
the inspection sheet any repairs necessary for exclusion or non-chemical
as necessary. SISD is responsible for making the minor repairs as
SISD has established minimum standards for prevention.