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Document ID (ISN)33199
CIS number 80-549
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Disposal of potentially contaminated animal wastes.
Bibliographic information Data Sheet 1-679-79, Revised 1979, National Safety Council, 444 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA, 1978. 4p. 19 ref.
Abstract This data sheet outlines the planning and procedures necessary for safe handling and disposal of potentially contaminated animal wastes encountered in: biochemical laboratory facilities; veterinary, clinical, research, or teaching institutions; animal quarantine units; and other facilities where diseased animals are housed. Definitions; general and specific requirements for safe handling programmes, training programmes, pre-employment and periodical medical examinations, isolation facilities, air locks, sterilisers, shower and changing rooms, personal protective equipment, waste handling procedures (solid wastes - combustible and noncombustible; liquid wastes; radioactive biological wastes).
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; zoonoses; experimental animals; USA
Descriptors (secondary) laboratory work; personal hygiene; personal protective equipment; educational institutions; research establishments; medical supervision; replaced; safety and health training; veterinary services
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Waste collection and disposal
Animal hazards