Information Bulletin Number 0710128

Animal Rescue QuickCards

New OSHA QuickCard(tm) Focuses on Animal Rescue Employers and employees involved in disaster response and recovery will benefit from a new QuickCard(tm) published by OSHA.  Rescue of Animals (Dogs) by Disaster Relief Personnel offers advice on the appropriate equipment and personal protection for the safe capture of an animal.  It also provides guidance on how to avoid being bitten, and what to do if attacked.  QuickCards(tm) are two-sided, 4-by-9 inch laminated cards with occupational safety- and health-related tips in English and Spanish.  OSHA's QuickCards? are free and can be downloaded from the QuickCards(tm) page.  Printed copies can be ordered from OSHA's publications page, or by calling OSHA's Publications Office at (202) 693-1888.

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/rescuers_of_animals.pdf