Information Bulletin Number 0712140

New OSHA QuickCardtm Focuses on Animal Rescue

Employers and employees involved in disaster response and recovery will benefit from a new QuickCardtm 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.  QuickCardstm are two-sided, 4-by-9 inch laminated cards with occupational safety- and health-related tips in English and Spanish.  OSHA's QuickCardstm are free and can be downloaded from the QuickCardstm 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