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Document ID (ISN)76845
CIS number 01-708
Year 1998
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG177
Health and Safety Executive
Title Health and safety guide for gamekeepers
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1998. 12p. Illus. 10 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Aimed at gamekeepers, this guide provides practical advice in the following areas: legal requirements; training; work environment; provision of first aid; duties to the public; control of hazardous chemicals; use of cyanide gassing powders; off-road transport; use of guns; chainsaws; overhead power lines; health hazards (Weil's disease, Lyme disease, dust, tetanus); burning moorland vegetation; pheasant rearing; deer stalking (handling and treatment of carcasses); work on inland waters. Replaces CIS 94-1869.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; safety and health engineering; training material; game propagation; hunting
Descriptors (secondary) tetanus; safety guides; bacterial diseases; cyanides; Lyme disease; logging and forestry operations; dust; ditch clearing; training manuals; chemical hazards; health hazards; handling of animals; data sheet; responsibilities; Weil's disease
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training