Module 1 Pig Welfare, Slaughter and Biosecurity
Appendix 2 Transport & vehicle checklists
Last Updated: 26 Jan 2022.
1.1 Transport checklist
According to rule 5.4.1 and 5.4.2 the animal welfare officer is responsible for monitoring livestock vehicles against the Transport Checklist, a copy of which can be downloaded below.
1.2 Vehicle inspection checklist
According to rule 4.6.7 and 4.6.8 the livestock vehicle drive must also complete a Vehicle Inspection Checklist that covers the scope of the Standard Operating Procedure for the condition, cleansing and disinfection of livestock vehicles. A copy of this checklist can be downloaded below.
1.3 Useful publications on humane killing & captive-bolt stunning
According to rule 6.1, standard operating procedures that cover the full scope of the stunning and slaughter process must be in place. The following publications provide useful guidance:
- Captive-Bolt Stunning of Livestock Guidance Notes 2 and 4. 3rd Edition. © Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) 2001. IBSN 1 871561 07 8
- Humane Killing of Livestock Using Firearms Guidance Notes 3. 2nd Edition. © Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) 2005. IBSN 1 871561 11