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Document ID (ISN)68982
CIS number 97-1013
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Agriculture Information Sheet No.5 (rev.)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Cattle associated leptospirosis and human health
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Dec. 1996. 2p. 3 ref.
Abstract This data sheet outlines the United Kingdom legal requirements for controlling the risk of cattle associated leptospirosis in humans, describes how the disease may be transmitted to humans, and provides guidance on precautions: assessing and controlling the risk; personal protective equipment; personal hygiene; correct design of milking parlours; reporting of incidents.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; handling of animals; infection control; leptospirosis
Descriptors (secondary) personal hygiene; data sheet; 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) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Livestock rearing
Bacterial and parasitic diseases