Limiting worker exposure to highly pathogenic avian influenza a (H5N1): a repeat survey at a rendering plant processing infected poultry carcasses in the UK

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p626
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted to examine the infection risk of rendering plant workers and poultry workers during two separate highly pathogenic avian influenza poultry outbreaks in England. It mentions that a task based exposure assessment approach was adopted during the incident that is based on a hierarchy of occupational activities and potential for infection exposure. It concludes that there is no cases of influenza were reported in workers during both the incidents.


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