Frequently Asked Questions About Visits Frequently Asked Questions About Visits
Cheetah Outreach Guest Safety Protocol for Encounters Wednesday, 07 August 2019 Safety is very important to us at Cheetah Outreach.  Our objective is to provide you with a safe and memorable experience with one of our ambassador animals.  It is also our responsibility to provide you with information that will keep you safe in the unlikely event of an incident or accident. Cheetah Outreach has protocols that cover actions to be taken in the event of an incident with one of our animals.  Every one of our personnel involved in encounters is trained and certified in the role they must perform in the event of an incident.  Our animal handlers have extensive training and experience working with our animals and all of our safety procedures.  All guests are given a briefing before the encounter.  The briefing includes how to interact with the animal and basic safety instructions.  Certain items may not be brought into the enclosure and you will be asked to leave them safely stored in a locker.  Please listen carefully to the person briefing you.  If you have questions, please ask. In the unlikely event of an incident, it is very important to stay calm and follow the instructions of our personnel. Stay together as group and do not run Do not try to intervene or interfere with the actions initiated by the handler or our personnel You will be escorted out of the enclosure Any injuries will be attended to by our personnel Other Health Issues For our animals you will be asked to sanitize your hands and soles of your shoes before entering the enclosure.   This is for our animals’ health and also for your protection. Children 5 years of age and younger, people with weakened immune systems, and adults over 65 years of age  are more likely to get sick from the germs animals can carry and should take extra precautions by washing their hands after encounters. Physical impairments Please advise our personnel if you have a condition that might impair or prevent you from safely interacting with the animal.  These might include walking with a cane or crutches, bending down, vision issues, or balance issues.
Frequently Asked Questions About Visits Frequently Asked Questions About Visits
Cheetah Outreach Guest Safety Protocol for Encounters Wednesday, 07 August 2019 Safety is very important to us at Cheetah Outreach.  Our objective is to provide you with a safe and memorable experience with one of our ambassador animals.  It is also our responsibility to provide you with information that will keep you safe in the unlikely event of an incident or accident. Cheetah Outreach has protocols that cover actions to be taken in the event of an incident with one of our animals.  Every one of our personnel involved in encounters is trained and certified in the role they must perform in the event of an incident.  Our animal handlers have extensive training and experience working with our animals and all of our safety procedures.  All guests are given a briefing before the encounter.  The briefing includes how to interact with the animal and basic safety instructions.  Certain items may not be brought into the enclosure and you will be asked to leave them safely stored in a locker.  Please listen carefully to the person briefing you.  If you have questions, please ask. In the unlikely event of an incident, it is very important to stay calm and follow the instructions of our personnel. Stay together as group and do not run Do not try to intervene or interfere with the actions initiated by the handler or our personnel You will be escorted out of the enclosure Any injuries will be attended to by our personnel Other Health Issues For our animals you will be asked to sanitize your hands and soles of your shoes before entering the enclosure.   This is for our animals’ health and also for your protection. Children 5 years of age and younger, people with weakened immune systems, and adults over 65 years of age  are more likely to get sick from the germs animals can carry and should take extra precautions by washing their hands after encounters. Physical impairments Please advise our personnel if you have a condition that might impair or prevent you from safely interacting with the animal.  These might include walking with a cane or crutches, bending down, vision issues, or balance issues.
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