Code of Ethics

The Association subscribes to, and the membership shall observe, the following Code of Ethics:

♦  To maintain a high level of moral responsibility, character and business integrity in its advertising (written, pictured or spoken communication), and in all transactions with the general public, customers, or potential customers.

♦  The member shall thoroughly analyze the requirements of their customers or potential customers and shall recommend the means best suited for the customer’s needs.

♦  To render pest management services responsibly and efficiently in keeping with good practices and to observe them in both letter and spirit.

♦  To respect the reputation and practice of other pest control operators. Therefore, the member shall not publicly criticize the business or private affairs of a competitor, but will expose to the Association, without hesitation, illegal or unethical conduct of competitors or firms.

♦  The member shall remain loyal to the purpose and objectives of the Association and be active in the advancement of the Association.