Biosecurity & Hygiene

Applicable Levels: 1, 2 and 3
Suggested Duration: Half day

This short course must contain the following topics

  • What is Biosecurity?
  • Equipment required for maintenance of biosecurity
  • How to obtain the required equipment
  • Reasons for biosecurity and site hygiene procedures
  • Monitoring and auditing of biosecurity procedures
  • Procedures for the safe storage and use of chemicals
  • Chemical dilution Rates and their importance
  • PPE required
  • Personal hygiene requirements and reasons for these
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Identification of UK & UK legislation, codes of practice and assurance scheme standards
  • COSHH requirements
  • Disposal of spent products or solutions
  • Specific measures required to control; Salmonella and Campylobacter
  • Identification of poultry diseases and specific control measures

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