Occupational Health and Safety

/Occupational Health and Safety
­

Occupational Health & Safety for Meat Workers

AMIEU Occupational Health & Safety In The Meat Industry

Web site established by AMIEU for Meat Workers

By |August 16th, 2012|Occupational Health and Safety|Comments Off on Occupational Health & Safety for Meat Workers

Zoonosis and meat workers

As part of an ongoing series of articles about the dangers of zoonotic diseases to meatworkers, we have previously dealt with Q Fever.

This article looks at Leptospirosis.

Leptospirosis is one common zoonotic disease that affects cattle and pigs. this article will focus on how it is spread by pigs.

The disease has many forms, some of which […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Occupational Health and Safety|Comments Off on Zoonosis and meat workers

Say No! campaign

SAY NO!
YOU CAN DO IT!

Following a number of terrible workplace accidents in the meat industry, the Union is now running a campaign to try and stop workers from putting themselves, or allowing others to put them in situations of danger.

The meat industry uses incredibly dangerous machinery that can horribly disfigure workers for life.

Most of these […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Occupational Health and Safety|Comments Off on Say No! campaign

Health and safety

Work stress – we don’t need it

We are under pressure to work harder and faster.  Too many workers are facing increasing workloads, longer hours, job insecurity, understaffing, stress, bullying, deficient management and poor work organization.

People are feeling mental stress on top of physical work strain.  Work stress can cause muscle tension, headaches and chronic pain […]

By |July 9th, 2012|Occupational Health and Safety|Comments Off on Health and safety