OHS Animal Contact

Occupational Health and Safety Training for Personnel with Animal Contact
Targeted Audience: All personnel who have contact with animals, their cells, tissues, fluids, secretions, caging and housing areas
Frequency: Once

Regulatory basis:

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals, National Research Council, 1997

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, ILAR, National Research Council, 1996

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation for Laboratory Animal Care, International, Rules of Accreditation

Mandatory training to minimize the hazards, including zoonotic diseases, associated with animal contact and/or contact with their organs, tissues, cells, housing, equipment and environment.

Robert S. Dixon, DVM, MS, DACLAM