Management plays an important role in preparing and implementing policy on biosecurity pillars of good practice. If management is aware of the advantages of an effective biosecurity policy, implementation and monitoring of biosecurity control measures can be facilitated. This includes formulating procedures and regulations, and assigning roles and responsibilities to staff with respect to biosecurity or biorisk management.

This biosecurity pillar of good practice provides insight into:

• The recording of biosecurity aspects within an organization
• The assignment of roles and responsibilities with respect to biosecurity within an organization
• Monitoring and evaluating biosecurity control measures within an organization