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Health, Safety and Zoonotic Diseases - kevin wooldridge - 8th January 2006


The Trade Union 'Prospect' have recently updated their H&S advice regarding Zoonotic diseases i.e anthrax, Weils Disease, Lyme's Disease etc that might affect archaeologists as well as other workers. A PDF copy of their handy guide can be obtained at:

http://www.prospect.org.uk/dl/2612_8459663010.pdf/as/card_zoonotic.pdf?prs=187ddc2cf69438adedab87c6ed232d87


Health, Safety and Zoonotic Diseases - sniper - 9th January 2006

cheers for that. Was just thinking about having a hunt for this type of document for a project I am about to do. You've just saved me a lot of trouble.

++ i spend my days rummaging around in dead people ++


Health, Safety and Zoonotic Diseases - deepdigger - 9th January 2006

I asked a lecturer at college when I was an undergraduate about the dangers of disease from digging. He told me that there was no risk at all!!
Somehow I didnt quite believe him!!

deep