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
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