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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

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Aim:

STAFF AND LABOUR PROVIDERS

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Standards

Systems must be in place to ensure that all new staff are effectively trained and deemed competent to carry out the activities they are employed to do

How you will be measured

  • Nobody starts work without an induction, supervision or explanation of the tasks they will carry out
  • For any specific tasks referenced within the Standards (e.g. welfare, responsibility for cleanliness and disinfection of catching equipment) additional training is given prior to being left to complete the task unsupervised

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Standards

The performance and competence of staff must be regularly reviewed and refresher training implemented as required

How you will be measured

  • Staff are observed at least annually and the output of their work reviewed
  • Refresher training is implemented immediately if issues are found

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Standards

Records of training must be kept

How you will be measured

  • A training record is available for all, including:
    • name
    • start date (if applicable)
    • training given/ events attended/ experience
    • date of training
    • who provided the training
  • Where staff are trained to undertake specific tasks this is listed in the record
  • Records kept for two years after staff member has left employment
  • Staff training record

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Standards

All members of the catching team must adopt British Poultry Training - Poultry Passport or poultry training record as the formal route for industry training and training recognition.

How you will be measured

  • 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

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Standards

Where labour providers are used to supply temporary or permanent staff an agreement must be in place to ensure competent persons are provided

How you will be measured

  • Agreement in place where labour providers are used regularly or on an ad-hoc basis
  • Agreement confirms that labour provided is competent and that a current, valid Gangmasters Licence is held
  • Labour provider agreement