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The concession for performing veterinary activities of disinfection, disinsection and deratisation.
The veterinary activities of disinfection, disinsection and deratisation (DDD) can be performed by veterinary organisations, the National Veterinary Institute and other organisations that fulfil the prescribed conditions in order to prevent the spread of infectious diseases of animals. In order to perform its activity, an organisation is obliged to acquire the decision of the Veterinary Administration of the Republic of Slovenia (VURS) on the fulfilment of prescribed conditions, as well as a concession granted by VURS, which is valid for the entire territory of the Republic of Slovenia.
Procedure for establishing the conditions:
the procedure for establishing the completion of conditions is initiated on the demand of the organisation, which is performed by a three-member commission appointed by the general director of VURS. The commission performs an inspection of premises, equipment and means for the implementation of DDD; verifies the completion of HR conditions and provides an opinion regarding the lodged claim, which is the basis for the issue of the decision of the general director of VURS on the fulfilment of prescribed conditions. After acquiring the decision on the fulfilment of conditions, the organisation can apply to VURS' public tender for the allocation of the concession for the performance of veterinary activity DDD.
The state (grantor of concession), as the provider of concessions, grants the concessionaire a license to perform a certain activity, which remains a part of the public veterinary service for a ten-year period.
VURS decides on the selection of the concessionaire by issuing a decision in the administrative procedure. On the basis of the decision on selection, VURS concludes a written contract with the concessionaire, which specifies:
- the activity of public veterinary service performed by the concessionaire;
- veterinarians who will perform individual activities as determined in the contract.
The concessionaire shall be held liable for all damages caused by the concessionaire's employees to users or other persons during the performance, or in connection with the performance, of concession.
The concession is terminated:
- by a withdrawal or
- by termination of the contract
The performance of DDD activities is managed by doctors of veterinary medicine. Work is performed by veterinarians and veterinary assistants (veterinary technician, agriculture and livestock technician, other auxiliary workers) qualified to implement DDD.
An organisation using highly toxic chemicals in accordance with the regulation on chemicals and biocides must ensure the presence of a veterinarian or physician during the performance of work.
These terms apply to activity Implementation of disinfection, disinsection and deratisation according to the Veterinary Practice Act
Conditions for premises:
- a room with appropriate stationery;
- wardrobe with shower and toilet;
- a room for storing means for DDD;
- a room or protected place for preparing solutions, emulsions or baits;
- a room or special protected place for storing hazardous chemicals;
- a room or protected place for temporary storing of the remains of means, packaging and other materials used in the implementation of DDD.
If the organisation implements the disinfection of vehicles, it should have:
- a waterproof platform (concrete, asphalt etc.) with connection to the water supply networks, and an outflow to a closed sewage system or septic pit where sewage can be neutralised;
- if the organisation also cleans vehicles, it should have a place (dungheap) or container for storing manure, litter and waste.
Conditions for equipment and tools:
- containers for preparing solutions, emulsions or baits;
- pressure pumps with sprinklers;
- micro-sprinkling apparatus – fog generators;
- motor sprinkling can;
- electric sprinkling can with increased pressure and hot water, as well as disinfectant dosaging apparatus;
- precise weighing machine, measuring containers for preparing solutions;
- bags for transferring and transporting deratisation baits;
- transport mean;
- first aid equipment with appropriate antidotes;
Means for personal protection:
- working clothes, footwear;
- protection for face;
- protective gloves, masks with appropriate filters, single-use plastic gloves and footwear;
Means for protecting premises and the environment:
- warning leaflets and notifications on the implementation of DDD;
- plastic foils;
- manual fire extinguishers;
- containers for collecting the remains of baits and carcasses.
Opinion of the examining committee
- Rules on conditions for the veterinary activities of disinfection, disinsectisation and deratisation
Administrator of Legislation
Professional title: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Dr. Vet. Med.).
A veterinarian is a doctor of veterinary medicine with a veterinary licence.
The tasks of a veterinarian are to protect and improve the health of animals, protect animals from contagious and other diseases, establish, diagnose and treat sick animals.
All persons that perform DDD activity should have a certificate of qualification for DDD and must upgrade their knowledge at least every five years to acquire new certificates of qualification for DDD.
The certificate of qualification is issued by the training organiser on the basis of a successfully passed written and oral examination. Training is performed on 16-hour courses, where at least five hours comprise practical work and demonstrations.
Courses are organised with regards to the level and type of education of candidates.
Certificate of qualification for DDD