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Document ID (ISN)32688
CIS number 80-200
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Department of Labour, Dublin.
Title Guidelines for meat factories on precautions to be taken for the prevention of occupational brucellosis.
Bibliographic information Stationery Office, Beggar's Bush, Dublin 4, Ireland. 4p. Gratis.
Abstract A description of the course of the disease and how it is acquired is followed by considerations on preventive measures (eradication of brucellosis from the national herd, training for awareness of workers and supervisors), and a list of minimum requirements to be observed in these factories (identification of brucellosis-reactive animals and separate slaughtering of these animals, disinfection of vehicles which have transported them) and in abattoirs (separation of "clean" cattle from brucellosis reactors; disposal of udders and supermammary lymph nodes and contaminated parts of carcass, evisceration methods; hermetically sealed containers for condemned material); warning colours (red, green) for offal areas; handling of condemned material; hygiene rules for maintenance workers; protective clothing and gloves when handling hides and hooves.
Descriptors (primary) Ireland; brucellosis; meat industry; infection control; slaughtering
Descriptors (secondary) segregation; protective gloves; disposal of harmful waste; directive; disinfection of equipment; personal hygiene; hazard identification; protective clothing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Food industry
Bacterial and parasitic diseases