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Occupational hazard assessment: criteria for controlling occupational hazards in animal rendering processes.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-133, 1981 Mar; :1-58
Occupational hazards in the animal rendering (SIC-2011) industry are discussed. Work operations and processes for edible and inedible rendering facilities are described, and chemicals used during work operations are noted. Mechanical, physical, biological, and chemical hazards are reviewed, and guidelines are provided for engineering controls, work practices, medical monitoring, protective clothing and equipment, product and hazard area markings, worker training and education, industrial monitoring, and record keeping.
NIOSH-Author; Slaughterhouses; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-medicine; Health-protection; Control-methods; Worker-health
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