School surfaces disinfected
South West schools have employed pest control companies to disinfect surfaces before students return in Term 2.
Georgiana Molloy Anglican School and Kearnan College in Manjimup have employed the services of Busselton Pest Control to disinfect outside surfaces and reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.
Busselton Pest Control managing technician Anthony Morton said the common commercial disinfectant used was not harmful to children.
“We’ve offered a service to schools who are taking a proactive approach to what’s happening around the world with coronavirus,” he said.
“We work as a pair on one block at a time spraying anything and everything that the kids will be touching. It’s unique in the sense that some of these machines we don’t use a lot.
“I would hope a lot of other institutions would be doing the same thing”
The disinfectant does not damage plastics, metals or brick or stain surfaces with several other schools in the Capes expected to implement the safety measure.
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