USPOULTRY offers new training course

The course covers safety precautions necessary for responding to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) events.

USPOULTRY is pleased to announce a new training course titled, "The Safe Response to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza." This course offers comprehensive educational instruction for industry workers, covering key topics such as understanding avian influenza, implementing safe response methods, using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) correctly and employing effective depopulation, decontamination and disposal methods. It also emphasizes general safety precautions necessary for responding to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) events.

Recognizing the dynamic nature of hazards and issues associated with HPAI, the course stresses the importance of vigilance and flexibility, along with a thorough understanding of applicable rules and regulations.

Course Highlights:

  • Understanding Avian Influenza: Basics of the virus, transmission and impact
  • Safe Response Methods: Best practices for responding to HPAI incidents
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Correct usage and protocols to ensure worker safety
  • Depopulation, Decontamination, and Disposal: Safe and effective methods for managing affected poultry and environments
  • General Safety Precautions: Guidelines to protect workers and prevent the spread of the virus

The training is available free of charge to USPOULTRY members via USPOULTRY’s Learning Management System. To access the course, members can click here.

For further information or to gain access to the Learning Management System, please contact Matt Spencer at [email protected].

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