BS 8517-2:2016 gives recommendations for the operational use of adetection dog by a detection dog handler when providing passive and proactivedetection services (e.g. drugs, firearms, munitions, explosives, pyrotechnics,intentionally concealed persons), including records, kennelling/husbandry, doghealth and welfare, equipment and clothing, training and operationalrequirements.
NOTE 1 Recommendations for static site guarding and mobile patrol services aregiven in BS 7499. Recommendations for screening of security individuals are given inBS 7858.
This part of BS 8517 also assists procurers of detection dog services to ensure theservice fits the end user requirements and risk profile.
This part of BS 8517 does not apply to the provision of general purpose dogs ordogs and handlers used in other search disciplines.
NOTE 2 General purpose dogs are covered in BS 8517-1. Other search disciplines areplanned to be covered in BS 8517-3.
Private Security Industry Act 2001
Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
Microchipping of Dogs Regulations 2014
Animal Welfare Act 2006
Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006
Control of Dogs Order 1992
Road Traffic Act 1988
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
Misuse of Drugs and Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014
Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001
Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997
Explosives Regulations 2014
Control of Explosives Regulations 1991
Pyrotechnic (Safety) Regulations 2015
Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 2006
Sale of Goods Act 1979
Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
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