Live Animal Regulations (3 Days)

Time Frame Topics Sub-topics
Day 1 Welcome
(AM) Self Introduction
09:00-10:15 Course introduction Smoke free building
Course Adminstration
Briefing for Exam
Course Objectives:
Aim to achieve the safe and humane transportation of live animals by air.
To comply with the requirements established in the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR)
All Cargo Acceptance Staff of airlines or Ground Handling Agents need to be trained and qualified
Understand shipper’s and carrier’s responsibilities in shipping live animals
Understand Reservations and Advance Arrangements
Know animal behaviour and special care to them
Know how to classify live animals
Know the container requirements, marking, labeling and documentation
Know the acceptance and handling procedures of live animals airline/warehouse staff
Introduce Table of Contents of LAR
Chapter 1 Application of Regualtions
Chapter 1 and 2 Government Regulations
Carrier Regulations
Reservations and Advance Arrangements
Shipper’s and his authorized agent’s responsibility
Instructions for carriage
10:15-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-12:45 Chapter 1 and 2 Carrier’s responsibility
Verify the presence of required documentation
Acceptance and conformity
Factors must be considered at the time of Acceptance
Animals are considered unfit for transport
12:45-14:00 Lunch
Day 1 (PM)
Chapter 3 Government & Carrier Regulations
International Air Traffic Rules
Carrier Variations
Chapter 4 Reservations and Advance Arrangement
Factors cause stress of animals
Signs of stress of animals
15:15-15:30 Afternoon Break
15:30-17:00 Chapter 5 Animals Behaviour
Digestive Behaviour
Eliminative Behaviour
Sexual Behaviour
Care Giving Behaviour
Care Seeking Behaviour
Animals Behaviour
Behaviour Under Stress
Day 2 (AM)
09:00-10:15 Chapter 5 How to reduce stress of animals?
Sedation and Euthanasia
Preventive measures before sending animals
Chapter 6 Classification of animals
Blue Pages
10:15-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-12:30 Chapter 7 Documentation
Shipper’s Certificate for Live Animals
Air Waybill
Vaccination & health certificates
Import/Export/Transit Permit/License
CITES Document
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
DAY 2 (PM)
14:00-15:15 Chapter 8 Container Requirement
Construction Requirement
Ventilation Requirement
Safety Requirement
Animal Welfare & Health Requirement
Food and Water Requirement
Specific Pathogen Free(SPF) Requirement
15:15-15:30 Afternoon Break
15:30-17:00 Chapter 8 Container Requirement 1-3 for pet/farm livestocks
Container Requirement 11-23 for birds, Day Old Chick, penguin
Container Requirement 41, 44 for Lizard, Snake
Container Requirement 51,57 for fish, lobsters
Container Requirement 59 for fish with oxygen cylinder
Container Requirement 60 for fish with pump and batteries
How to calculate stocking density?
Day 3 (AM)
09:00-10:15 Chapter 9 Marking & Labeling
Chapter 10 Handling Procedures
Ground Handling of Animal shipments
Loading Procedures
Special Handling Procedures
10:15-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-12:30 Chapter 11 CITES
CITES Documentation
List of States Party to CITES
Chapter 12 Life Science Logistics for Laboratory Animals
Chapter 13 World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Cases studies and Q&A
12:45-14:00 LUNCH
Day 3 (PM)
14:00-17:00 Examination