|Document ID (ISN)||111765|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
|Convention or series no.
||Towey A., Petitti C.
||OSHA compliance issues - A case of Q fever
||Oct. 2009, Vol.6, p. D63-D65. 2 ref.
||This article describes an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) following several cases of Q fever at a slaughterhouse and meat packaging enterprise. The investigation involved inspecting the facilities and interviewing workers and management. Several violations were noted, and the enterprise was ordered to implement corrective measures with regard to work processes, hygiene, information and training of personnel, and supply of suitable personal protective equipment.
||slaughtering; Q fever; occupational hygiene evaluation
||USA; premises and workplaces; zoonoses; responsibilities of employers; information of personnel; supply of personal protective equipment; report on investigation; public OSH institutions; handling of animals; disobeying safety instructions
||D - Periodical articles
||Food, beverage and tobacco industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology