Deer control businesses which are accredited by DeerDamage.com meet the highest industry standards for professionalism, practice, and environmental impact. DeerDamage.com is a recognized and accepted credentialing authority of the professional deer control industry.
Accreditation standards are developed and updated with the help of experts in the field of deer control and environmental stewardship.
DeerDamage.com® sets standards of excellence for deer control businesses and their employees through training and certifications which helps ensure consumer protections, confidence in credibility, and science-based/effective treatments. Consumers can be assured that accredited businesses take their responsibilities seriously.
How Accreditation Works
In order to achieve accreditation, a business must certify all of the following comprehensive standards over and above national/state regulations:
The business must have been operational
Before hiring, all employees must first be interviewed, pass an examination, have references checked, pass background checks, and have clean motor vehicles records.
Have employees certified through governing body
Have standardized uniforms policy
Have insurance policies meet minimum requirements
Vehicles meet DeerDamage.com® standards
Have customer communications policies
Have job safety policies
Meet DeerDamage.com standards for non-deceptive advertising
Meet DeerDamage.com requirements for customer service agreements
Provide customers with Integrated Pest Management information
Practice safe handling of repellents
Use products and procedures that are nontoxic and safe for the environment, humans, animals, and plants
Be periodically audited by DeerDamage.com
DeerDamage.com audits of deer control businesses ensure that accredited companies maintain compliance with the current DeerDamage.com accreditation standards. Businesses must send a signed affidavit along with evidence of compliance. DeerDamage.com may audit accredited businesses at any point, done by an IPM specialist, to assure compliance with accreditation standards.