Environmental Health and Safety
Integrated Pest Management


The purpose of the CMS Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program is to control pests safely, effectively and reduce exposure of school children and school occupants to pesticides.  Integrated Pest Management is a comprehensive approach to pest management that combines biological, physical, chemical, and cultural tactics to prevent and solve pest problems.  The emphasis of IPM is on pest prevention. CMS practices IPM on a district-wide basis.