The Pest Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PMATT), is a non-profit organisation, that was formed and registered in 2007. PMATT collaborates with stakeholders and promotes the safe use and application of pesticides and other non-chemical treatment procedures by Pest Management service providers and professionals.

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PMATT Chairman, Anthony Rostant (left) and Director, Victor Goden with Dr. David Ibeleme, Specialist Medical Officer, Insect Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health.

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Your feedback is important as it will guide and help us better plan the way ahead, with you – our members – in mind.

This information will allow PMATT to develop programmes and member benefits that align with its mission, vision, and business model.

We will meet your needs, and deliver better value to you.

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Benefit from real business savings and development support!

Simple 2-step Registration process:

1. Register & pay

2. Receive your PesCard within 7 to 10 working days

Your PMATT Membership entitles you to:

  • A voice in the development of the Pest Management Industry!
  • A personalised PesCard (PMATT’s official membership card)!
  • $AVINGS at any of our participating merchants!
  • Access to subsidised, specialised training programmes for your technicians!
  • Profiling and promotion (in PMATT’s Newsletter, Website, Social Media)!
  • Discounted advertising opportunities through PMATT’s partners!
  • PMATT Membership stickers!
  • Standardised industry forms and other business support!

Additional benefits will be added based on members’ needs.

Your membership fees directly offset your Association’s expenses.

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PMATT offers:

  • A captive customer base
  • Multiple advertising opportunities
  • Engagement with members at events

Participating Merchants

Samuria

Island Beer

Red Cell

Natco

Bottle Stop

Mileage Mack

Caribbean Chemicals

Peak

Cyrus Gas Station

Lange Trinidad Ltd.

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Firsec

Nari's Beauty World

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PMATT Specialised Training 

PMATT has recognised the need to offer its members and persons from related industries, specialised training which protects our technicians and ultimately adds the interests of the end clients.

Our partnership with leading training providers afford you accreditation and convenience as all modules are delivered online at your pace, through our ‘Digital Campus’.

All members will have access to the modules at reduced rates.

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About PMATT

In 1998 the Pest Management industry was presented with a set of draft regulations for Pest Control Operators by the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board. The Board, like others in the Public and Private sectors, desired to discuss the industry’s issues with a representative organization and not individuals or individual companies. Since there was none, a handful of Pest Management Service providers collaborated to meet the challenge.The Pest Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PMATT) was formed and registered as a non-profit organization in 2007.

We envision the transformation of an industry where consumers and the public, in general, are assured of an environment that is safe and healthy, through the safe use and application of pesticides and other non-chemical treatment procedures, by trained and certified Pest Management professionals.

Our Mission is to bring collaboration amongst Pest Management service providers and professionals and to promote the highest level of business ethics, professionalism, and best practice industry standards, through education and training, for the benefit of consumers and the environment.

  • The need for a body which will represent the collective interest of the industry to regulatory agencies, clients, and the general public.

  • Collectively pursue common approaches to respond effectively to issues of service delivery standards, training, certification, service agreements, warranties, tenders and quotations.

  • The need for an unbiased representative body to inform consumers of the minimum acceptable standards and best practices of the industry.

  • To bring together all Pest Management service providers and professionals, i.e. large and small companies, individual operators and Service Technicians.

  • To provide a platform where all members will have the opportunity to express their opinions, a platform where those opinions will be heard and considered.

  • To be the official representative of its members in matters relating to regulation, legislation and Government authorities.

  • To promote the aims and objectives of members to all relevant bodies.

  • To develop and recommend policies to reinforce and maintain Best Practices for our industry.

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

The Pest Management Profession provides a service integral to the welfare and development of all aspects of society, while engaging at times, in the use of toxic and potentially harmful or dangerous materials.

It is in this regard, that it must be incumbent upon all Pest Management Professionals, in the course of executing their duties, to at all times, in all things and in all ways, hold the safeguarding of human health, the preservation and protection of the environment, it’s flora and fauna, paramount.

Practitioners should provide, quality service to their clients and the community in a highly professional and ethical manner, in order to advance and uphold, the honor and dignity, of the profession. The PMATT has established the following code to define the professional conduct and ethics, binding on all its members.

Code of Practice

Code of Practice

This Code provides the operating guidelines to Pest Management service providers and professionals on the safe handling, use, application and sales of dangerous pesticides and other forms of treatment (non-chemical), for the protection of members, the environment and the public in general. It will serve in the interim as a basis for a more elaborated code as the industry develops.

This, and every other code, must remain open to amendment from time to time to conform to changes in existing legislation and/or the enactment of any new laws or regulations.

The guidance provided in this code, centers mainly on best practices and is in conformity with existing laws. However, these guidelines cannot and does not address every possible situation. 

Advocacy Agenda

The Pest Management Association will engage in an aggressive advocacy campaign to bring about positive change in Public Health Pest Management policy and resource allocation for the protection of consumers, the environment and the development of the Public Health Pest Management services industry. Such a policy will also address issues of unsafe practices, especially related to the application and use dangerous pesticides.

The following forms part of the agenda:

Feedback, Suggestions, Comments

We would like to hear from you. Please submit any information you would like to share with us regarding PMATT, the industry, concerns, etc.

Thank you for taking the time to share with us. We shall be in touch with you soon. Stay connected!

 

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