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Animal Care: Workplace Health and Safety Processes

This guide supports Certificate ll in Animal Care, Certificate lll in Animal Care Services (General, Animal Care, Pet Grooming)

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AS/NZS 3816:1998 - Management of clinical and related wastes

AS/NZS 4197:2014 - Reprocessing of reusable devices in health service organisations

AS/NZS 4815:2006 - Office-based health care facilities - reprocessing of reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment and maintenance of the associated environment

AS/NZS 4261:1994 and Amendment 1:1997 Reusable containers of sharp items used in human and animal medical application

R U O K?

Depression and mental health concerns can reduce a veterinary nurse’s ability to function in all aspects of their life. Care is about your emotional, mental and physical health, and is about responding effectively when you feel you are not coping. Unfortunately, lack of awareness and understanding in the workplace can compound this problem. However, armed with the right information and resources, we can all assist our mates who may be experiencing a mental health concern. Veterinary Nurses Council of Australia