Standards

This page lists the 10 EUROWA technical standards currently available.

 

Part A – Standard Operating Procedure External

The External SOP provides detail on how a Requesting Party can mobilise EUROWA experts and equipment 24/7 to complement the capacity of a local wildlife response.

Availability: Public
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
Team member course

Part A – Standard Operating Procedure Internal

The Internal SOP provides detail on how EUROWA experts and equipment can mobilise 24/7 to complement the capacity of a local wildlife response. The SOP provides detail for EUROWA organisations on operational procedures in the different response phases, routines and tasks, forms and templates, health and safety, etc.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
Team member course

Part B – Animal Care during an Oiled Wildlife Response

Part B is the EUROWA Network’s joint protocol for oiled seabird rehabilitation. The protocol describes animal care methods during an oiled wildlife response and explains rehabilitation processes.

Availability: Public (requires login), also available to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses: 
Advanced Responder Course, Specialist Module Packages, Basic Veterinarian Course, Veterinarian Specialist Course

Part C – Facility Design Handbook

Contains basic information on the design and set up of facilities and the design, furnishing, equipping and staffing of the various departments and support units, the total of which provide the operational parts of a wildlife rehabilitation facility. An informative document for laymen and also a reference document in the education of Specialists and Managers.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses: 
Specialist Module Packages, Veterinarian Specialist Course, Operations Manager Course, Section Head Course

Part D – Equipment Handbook

Provides an overview of the equipment that is currently stockpiled by the EUROWA network. The information presented here has been drawn from the EUROWA Database in which the details of each object in the stockpiled is registered and kept up to date.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses: 
Specialist Module Packages, Section Head Course

Part E – Response Concepts Handbook

Handbook for in the field/on-site use, including key technical concepts and guidelines. It aims at presenting some valuable insights from experience and previous projects and activities. These have developed into a range of response concepts that can be applied by managers and response groups as a shared resource in their aim to make a wildlife response more effective and cost-efficient.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
Operations Manager Course

Part F – Facility Management Handbook

Provides details on how to set up and manage a wildlife rehabilitation centre as a conceptualised facility. The document provides guidance on issues such as staffing, how to effectively manage a facility, performance under different scenarios and managing facility operations abroad.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
Specialist Module Packages, Operations Manager Course, Section Head Course, Large-scale Facility Management Course

Part G – Basic Oiled Wildlife Response Manual

Provides details on how to set up and manage a wildlife rehabilitation centre as a conceptualised facility. The document provides guidance on issues such as staffing, how to effectively manage a facility, performance under different scenarios and managing facility operations abroad.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network and trained EUROWA Responders
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
Basic Responder Course, Advanced Responder Course, Operations Manager Course, Basic Veterinarian Course

EUROWA Personnel, Work Floor Functions and Job Descriptions

Summarises data from the EUROWA Database on trained responders and their current levels, plus job descriptions for roles on the work floor (BASIC Responder, ADVANCED Responder, etc.). The document also describes specific roles of responders on the work floor (BASIC Prewash, SPECIALIST Dry, SECTION HEAD Pools Release, MANAGER Field ops, etc.).

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
All

EUROWA Training Portfolio

Summarises data from the EUROWA Database on all course packages that are currently available under the EUROWA banner. The portfolio is presented per work floor level and provides an overview of material presented, skill labs and exercises that have been developed for each specific level.

Availability: Available only to the EUROWA Network
Associated with the following EUROWA Courses:
All