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Document ID (ISN)76682
CIS number 01-883
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE Agriculture Information Sheet No.2 (rev.)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Common zoonoses in agriculture
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., Nov. 2000. 6p. 2 ref.
Abstract This data sheet describes United Kingdom legal requirements for the control of the risk of zoonoses in humans, and provides guidance on precautions: occupational hygiene practices when working with livestock; use of personal protective equipment; provision of separate washing and eating facilities for farm visitors. Symptoms, treatment and control of some common zoonoses are outlined. Replaces CIS 97-1012.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; agriculture; handling of animals; zoonoses
Descriptors (secondary) personal hygiene; limitation of exposure; infection control; data sheet; safe working methods; replaced; 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) Zoonoses
Livestock rearing
Agriculture