Semerwater Alpaca 
Ambles

COVID 19 RISK ASSESSMENT

Semerwater Alpaca Ambles is based entirely outside.  The amble is restricted to single household/support bubble groups up to 6 (unless part of an organised event eg Picnic and Paddle or Woolly Wander.)

  Each amble is naturally social distanced, with owner keeping 2m + away from guests, except for handovers.

Touch Point – Leads - After each walk leads are washed in Milton fluid sanitiser fluid dried and put in a box with the date.  Additional leads have been purchased to enable rotation of leads

Touch Point – Pots of food -After each walk the pots are washed in Milton Fluid.  Additional pots have been purchased to enable rotation of pots between visits.

Alpacas - The alpacas are rotated between walks.  Only one walk per day will now take place until further notice

 

STAGES OF WALK ACTIONS

SET UP OF WALK

Sets up hand wash station with antibacterial soap, warm water, paper towels.

Table etc all wiped with antibacterial wipes

Puts out food pots and leads for visitors

Ensures antibacterial wipes and hand sanitiser available throughout the walk

START OF WALK   

Risks and health and safety talk

Visitors and owner wash hands

Visitors pick up pots and leads

Handover of Alpaca - Owner has own leads and wears face covering for visitor to click their lead on alpaca

DURING WALK

Owner opens and closes gates

END OF WALK

Alpacas taken back to their field and owner unclips head collars visitors put their lead and feed pot into a washing up bowl ready to sanitise

Other pots of food ready for visitors to feed other alpacas and when finished these are also put into washing up bowl – Milton fluid is then added

Visitors then wash hands again before leaving

CLEARING UP AFTER WALK

Leads and pots are left to sanitise for over 30 minutes as per Milton Fluid instructions.  They are then dried and put into a dated separate box and kept for 72 hours

Table and other hand wash items are wiped down and put away.

Updated 6th October 2020