You are urged not to touch or handle bats. If you come into contact, start first aid measures immediately and seek urgent medical attention
What are bed bugs, identifying bed bugs, preventing them and what to do if you find some bed bugs
What are bird mites, identifying bird mites, preventing them and what to do if you find some
Why you need to be concerned about feral pigeons, identifying feral pigeons, prevention and contol techniques
Fleas are wingless insects which have an irritating bite and are common pests on domestic cats and dogs and other animals.
Head lice are small wingless biting insects which live and breed in human hair and feed by sucking blood from the scalp
Pubic lice also called crabs, infest pubic hair, lay their eggs and spend their entire life on the human host, feeding by sucking blood
Rats and mice
Why you need to be concerned about feral rats and mice, recognising rodent activity, ways to prevent activity and contol techniques
Scabies is an infestation of the skin caused by the scabies mite. Scabies is not an indication of poor hygiene.
Pest management from a public health perspective
Information on public health pest management, including how to detect and deter pests