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National guidelines for health and safety in the meat industry [online]

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
x, 152 p.
Year:
1995
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Aims to provide practical guidance to employers, self-employed persons and employees on : Fulfilling the general duties under the Act; Means of complying with relevant regulations; Means of applying other codes of practice which are relevant to meat industry workplaces; and Identifying hazards in the workplace and applying the principles of risk assessment and control. Hazards include : Manual handling and occupational overuse syndrome (OOS); Slips, trips and falls; Physical injuries to animals; Occupational diseases including Zoonoses; Hazardous substances; Environmental hazards; Plant, equipment and tools; Noise; Confined spaces; Personal protective equipment and clothing; and Emergency programs and first aid.
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