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Document ID (ISN)107197
CIS number 07-1152
Year 2007
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet AS 31 (rev1)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Veterinary medicines - Safe use by farmers and other animal handlers
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, rev. ed., July 2007. 12p. 9 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/as31.pdf [in English]
Abstract This leaflet provides guidance for farmers and other people who use veterinary medicines (including medicated feeds) as part of their work. It sets out practical steps for the protection of workers' health and safety and for compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH, see CIS 03-1023). Update of document abstracted under CIS 98-1425.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; drugs; agriculture; veterinary services; handling of animals; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; United Kingdom; storage; personal hygiene; hazard evaluation; data sheet; safe working methods; notification of accidents and diseases; legislation; medical supervision; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Health care services
Livestock rearing