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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

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Aim:

PERSONNEL

TF.PL.1 Key

Standards

Systems must be in place to ensure all new personnel are effectively trained and deemed competent to carry out the activities they are required to do.

How you will be measured

TF.PL.1.a

No person starts work without an induction, supervision and explanation of the tasks they will carry out.

TF.PL.1.b

Induction record to include as a minimum:- Activities role will undertake- Health & Safety information- Reporting lines

Induction record

TF.PL.2

Standards

Records of training must be kept.

How you will be measured

TF.PL.2.a

A training record is available for all, including:- name - details of training/events attended - date of training - who provided the training (in-house or external provider)

TF.PL.2.b

Where workers are trained to undertake specific tasks, these are listed in their record.

TF.PL.2.c

Records kept for 2 years after person has left the business.

Training Record

TF.PL.3

Standards

The performance and competence of employees must be regularly reviewed and refresher training implemented as required. (Revised)

How you will be measured

TF.PL.3.a

Working arrangements allows for observation of workers discharging their responsibilities. The frequency of observation is proportionate to risk.

TF.PL.3.b

Gaps in competence are addressed by recorded refresher training; implemented immediately or within defined timeline.

Training record

TF.PL.3.1

Standards

Producers must adopt British Poultry Training – Poultry Passport or Poultry Training Record, as the formal route for industry training and training recognition. (Revised)

How you will be measured

TF.PL.3.1.a

The mandatory training requirement specified on the Poultry Passport is delivered by providers or in-house tutors that have been approved by British Poultry Training.

TF.PL.3.1.b

New personnel without a Poultry Passport are enrolled within six months of starting their position.

TF.PL.3.1.c

Personnel demonstrate progression in Poultry Passport Training by completing at least two modules every 12 months until complete.- Courses are in date and not expired

Training record

TF.PL.4

Standards

Where labour providers are used, they are licensed and a documented agreement is in place. (Revised)

How you will be measured

TF.PL.4.a

All labour providers used hold a valid Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) licence.

TF.PL.4.b

A Service Level Agreement is in place between the business and the labour provider.

TF.PL.4.c

The agreement confirms that any workers provided are suitably competent.

TF.PL.4.d

The agreement confirms any training completed by the labour provider as an alternative to the businesses’ own training systems.

TF.PL.4.e

The agreement confirms that all workers are legally permitted to work within the UK.

TF.PL.4.f

The agreement defines allocation of Health & Safety responsibilities between labour provider and labour user.
  • Evidence of GLAA licence
  • Service Level Agreement

TF.PL.5

Standards

Health and Safety Policy in place and effectively communicated to workers. (New)

How you will be measured

TF.PL.5.a

Health & Safety Policy in place.

TF.PL.5.b

Policy is effectively communicated to all relevant workers.

TF.PL.5.c

Language and learning style is given due consideration to ensure all workers understand information.

Health and Safety Policy