Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Resources

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You can address your concerns to the IBT Safety and Health Department at (202) 624-6960, or [email protected].

The IBT Safety and Health Fact Sheet, Avian influenza (bird flu): Protecting workers from exposure addresses risks and protective measures for Teamster members in various occupations.

The following information on avian flu is available through several federal agencies, private-public collaboration, and international organizations:

OSHA Guidance Update for Protecting Workers against Avian Flu Viruses-English (Nov. 14, 2006),

OSHA Guidance Update for Protecting Workers against Avian Flu Viruses-Spanish (Nov. 14, 2006),

Avian Influenza: Protecting Poultry Workers at Risk (Dec. 13, 2004),

Avian Influenza: Resources for Health Professionals,

·         The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries has a website on Pandemic and Avian Influenza.