Standard Operating Procedures
The Bird Control Company abides by all relevant statutory obligations.
We carry out regular staff training sessions, both external and in-house, working in conjunction with accredited training bodies in order to meet both our own and client-specific requirements.
All our operatives are highly experienced and hold qualifications in falconry, as well as the BPCA (British Pest Control Association) Certificate in Urban Bird Control & Management.
Our operatives are certified as competent for working at height, and are qualified to operate access equipment.
Our company training policy and philosophy reflect our continued commitment to meet with:
- All animal welfare, protection and conservation regulations, including the Animal Welfare Act, 2006, the Wildlife & Countryside Act (1981), as amended, and the European Birds Directive;
- Transport and Movement of Animals legislation;
- The Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974 ;
- The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999;
- Health & Safety training for managers;
- Employee Induction Training;
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 1999;
- Risk Assessments;
- Method Statements;
- Other regulatory and statutory legislation as dictated by contract requirements.
We have established standard operating procedures (SOPs) that meet all current H&S considerations; these can be augmented to suit individual client’s needs and requirements.