Guide intended to avoid flu spread among people, pigs
|Posted July 18, 2010|
Workplace safety regulators are trying to protect people who work with swine and the swine themselves from influenza.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is providing guidance through a fact sheet, "Influenza in Workers and Pigs: Guidance for Commercial Swine Farmers and Pork Producers." The two-page document is available free from OSHA, and it covers a variety of topics including signs of illness in pigs, symptoms in workers, and measures that can help prevent the spread of flu viruses.
The document is available here.
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