Action: Use mammal-safe timber treatments in roof spaces
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of using mammal-safe timber treatments in roof spaces on bat populations.
‘We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
‘Mammal-safe’ timber treatments have been developed in some countries. In the UK, for example, such treatments are now widely available and are regulated by The Health and Safety Executive with strict directions for use.