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Document ID (ISN)54772
CIS number 90-2069
ISBN(s) 0-644-09192-4
Year 1989
Convention or series no. WAP 89/028
Author(s)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
Title Diseases acquired from animals
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Dec. 1989. 30p. Illus. 8 ref. Price: AUD 5.95.
Abstract This safety guide to zoonoses is aimed principally at farmers, abattoir workers, food processing workers, health workers in contact with animals, biological researchers, livestock handlers, workers in the pet industry and workers in wildlife parks, circuses and zoological gardens. Contents: identification of zoonoses; basic information on the most commonly seen zoonoses in Australia (Murray Valley fever, Q fever, psittacosis, acute gastroenteritis, leptospirosis, ringworm, hydatid disease, brucellosis, orf, anthrax); prevention and management of exposure to zoonoses in an occupational setting.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; handling of animals; zoonoses; Australia
Descriptors (secondary) Q fever; brucellosis; psittacosis; slaughtering; agricultural operations; veterinary services; research establishments; circuses; hazard identification; food industry; data sheet; safety guides; zoological gardens
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Livestock rearing
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)