Meat plant inspection

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The inspection of meat plants and workers in them is regulated by law and involves the intersection of public health medicine and occupational health medicine.

Inspection of the workers may in fact be done by general practitioners. In the UK this is not a service purchased from GPs by the NHS.

Relevant legislation

Examination of workers in meat plants

The most obvous concern is that no skin sepsis is evident, but their general health also should be considered.

LogoWarningBox4.pngUnderstand properly the rules and purpose of such examinations before providing certificates of non-infectiousness.

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