§ 82.15. Insect and rodent control.

 (a)  Effective control measures and environmental changes approved by the Department shall be taken to prevent or eliminate infestation by and harborage of animal or insect vectors to include rodents, flies, mosquitoes, bedbugs, cockroaches, lice and other pestiferous insects.

 (b)  Openable windows and door openings in rooms used for living, dining, cooking, bathing, toilet, hand washing or sleeping purposes shall be provided and maintained with insect screening of at least 16 mesh materials. Screen doors shall be equipped with self-closing devices. Solid doors with self-closing devices may be used in lieu thereof if approved by the Department.

 (c)  Agricultural pesticides and toxic chemicals may not be stored in the housing area.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  82.15 issued under sections 301 and 603 of the Seasonal Farm Labor Act (43 P. S. § §  1301.301 and 1301.603).

Source

   The provisions of this §  82.15 adopted September 28, 1973, effective September 29, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 2178; amended March 28, 1975, effective April 14, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 626; amended January 2, 1981, effective January 3, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 11. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (19736).



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