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WHS Tip of the Month

Racing NSW as the regulatory body of racing in NSW, recommends that employers and occupiers of racing land and stables continue to review and consider their responsibilities in regard to WHS.

Biological Hazards

Take the following simple measures to reduce the risk of infection being transmitted from animals to people:

Encourage good personal hygiene - wash hands before, eating, drinking or going to the toilet.
Supply gloves and tools to avoid contact with biological by-products
Dispose of used needles properly
Make sure workers are immunized eg against tetanus.

For the advice of Trainers, Race Clubs and industry participants.

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