Digital Checklist: Bed bug report

Bed bug report: Fight a bed bug infestation effectively with a digital checklist.

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Checklist: Bed bug report


A bed bug report is helpful to perform a bed bug inspection. This inspection is finally recorded in a final report. The report documents whether evidence of bedbugs has been found in the room and contains detailed information about items and specific locations where bedbugs have been found. With a checklist to control bedbugs, structured measures can be taken that are necessary to eliminate and prevent bedbugs.



This article deals with the following topics :


1. Create a checklist Fight bed bugs


2. How a digital application helps you to report bed bugs



Checklist: Fighting bed bugs


To eliminate bedbug infestation, different methods used. To fight bedbugs effectively and in a structured way, a checklist is extremely valuable. It helps you to carry out the complex process of bed bug control step by step and sustainably. In the following seven steps, we will explain how you can use a checklist to control bedbugs:


1. Detect bed bugs

First of all, you should be sure that you are struggling with bed bugs. Once you have gone through the bedbugs signs in the checklist, you can start to fight the bedbugs.


2. Analyze the problem

If bed bugs are being suspected, it is advisable to investigate the cause.


3. Create an order

A basic rule for bed bug prevention is: The fewer hiding places bedbugs have, the better. Therefore tidying up is the basic requirement when it comes to bedbugs. Also, think about what other resources are needed to get rid of bedbugs as quickly and effectively as possible.


4. Wash your clothes and textiles

Wash all textiles and vacuum all areas of the apartment. Think also of couches and furniture. Textiles should be washed at 60°C and then locked airtight for some time.


5. Attach bedbug barriers

If you want to prevent bed bugs, you can attach the double-sided tape to your bed. This will prevent bed bugs from reaching the bed.


6. Check for bed bugs regulary

A bedbug infestation is rarely resolved in only one treatment. It is necessary to pay attention to affected areas over a long time. With a bedbug checklist, you can keep an optimal overview. If you are free of bedbugs for about 60 days, the bedbug infestation is probably over.


7. Prevent bed bugs

Now it is important to ensure that bed bugs are prevented in the future. But that is unfortunately said than done. Bed bugs are often brought along from travelling or trips. For example, it is particularly important to ensure hygienic accommodation if you want to avoid bedbug infestation.



How a digital application helps you to report bed bugs


Paper-based bed bugs reports are costly and nerve-racking in such a lengthy process. With Lumiform, you can perform efficient bed bug inspections digitally and produce professional bedbug reports in half the time.With Lumiform's mobile app, you can easily perform safety checks and report problems in no time. The ease of communication allows you to combat bedbugs faster and resolve incidents up to four times faster.


Advantages of the digital checklists from Lumiform:


  • All audit results are automatically bundled in a report and can be sent to stakeholders.

  • Increase the efficiency of your internal processes: Through more efficient communication within the team, with third parties and with management, as well as faster incident reporting, you solve incidents up to 4x faster than before.

  • Save time by analyzing all data more easily and identifying areas that need your attention more quickly.

  • Continuous improvement of quality and safety: With the flexible checklist construction kit you can constantly optimize internal tests and processes. Since Lumiform guides the examiner through the exam, no training is required.

  • The very simple operation offers no margin for error for inspectors on site. The app offers less complexity in documenting or filling out checklists than complicated paper or Excel lists.

  • Depending on the application, tests are carried out about 30%-50% faster or faster.