Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministry of Agriculture
Group of fields: Food and Food Chemistry
Occupation: Butcher and meat smoker, Quality and welfare specialist for small animals in a slaughterhouse
Validity of standard: from 29/11/2016
Qualification level: 3

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Transportation of poultry for slaughter and to a poultry processing line

2

Hanging poultry

2

Numbing and bleeding poultry

2

Transportation of rabbits for slaughter and to a rabbit processing line

2

Hanging rabbits

2

Numbing and bleeding rabbits

2

Supervision of animal behaviour, prevention of animal suffering, consciousness and sensitivity, prevention of stress for small animals

3

Supervision of proper treatment of small animals and their restraint

3

Supervision of compliance with stunning methods, meeting the set parameters of various stunning methods and knowledge of manufacturers' instructions for using kinds of stunning equipment

3

Supervision of basic maintenance and cleaning of stunning or killing equipment

3

Supervision of the appropriate use and maintenance of sticking equipment and knives

3

Verification of availability of alternative methods of stunning or killing

3

Verification of stunning efficiency, correctness of bleeding and absence of signs of life after bleeding of small animals

3

Performance of hygienic and sanitation activities in food operations, compliance with occupational safety regulations and compliance with hygienic guidelines

3

Following entities have contributed

The qualification standard was prepared by the Sector Council of food processing and feed industry. It has been established and licensed by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic, the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic and the Czech Agrarian Chamber.

 

Entities represented in the following work group have contributed:

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