Safe Animal Handling Operations Poster

Safe Animal Handling Operations PosterAccording to the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH):
  • Allergic reactions are among the most common conditions that adversely affect the health of personnel involved in the care and use of animals in research.
  • Symptoms of allergies include sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes and cough.
  • Some personnel may even develop asthma or other respiratory disorders.
  • Personnel should protect themselves from exposure to animals and animal products.
  • Seek medical attention in case allergy symptoms develop.

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