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Document ID (ISN)75261
CIS number 00-971
Year 1998
Convention or series no. Agricultural Safety Leaflet AS 7 (rev.)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Guns
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, July 1998. 12p. Illus. 4 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This leaflet (revision of CIS 94-1890) gives basic practical advice on the safe use of rifles and shotguns. Contents: legal responsibilities; training and supervision; safety checks before using a gun; procedure for passing a gun to a companion; safe use of a gun (loading and unloading, carrying guns, handling guns in the vicinity of obstacles and on difficult terrain, handling ammunition); shooting; safety at organized events; guns in vehicles; hearing protection.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; firearms; training material; hunting; agriculture and forestry
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; legal aspects; training manuals; safety guides; safe working methods; sports and recreation; data sheet; face and eye protection
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Physical fitness programmes
OSH training