The workshop will cover topics including what is biosecurity, what are the responsibilities of a club’s workers and volunteers, how to prevent a biosecurity incident and what to do should an incident occur.
The workshop will include presentations by Trish Coward from Workplace Health and Safety, Fiona Thompson, Alison Crook and Janet Hull from Biosecurity Queensland and Mandy Finnimore, a private veterinarian well known to the equestrian community through her roles with EQ, Equine Influenza and the EA Hendra Virus Advisory Committee.
Practical sessions will include how to put on, and remove, P.P.E. and understanding what to look for at a venue to assist with biosecurity planning. The session will also include working through what is required in a biosecurity plan. The workshop will introduce the standardized template for a biosecurity plan and the horse health declaration developed by the Horse Industry Alliance.
This will be a full day program and refreshments (including lunch) will be provided. There is no charge for this workshop however spots are limited. Please reserve your spot at www.QSEC.com.au/Biosecurity-Workshop