4)Describe programme policies to ensure personnel safety when working with rack/cage washers, other sanitation/sterilization equipment, and other heavy equipment such as scrapers, tractors, and farm machinery. Describe the training programme that supports these policies.
vii.Medical Evaluation and Preventive Medicine for Personnel [, pp. 22-23]
1)Identify the individual(s) and/or office responsible for developing and monitoring the medical evaluation and preventive medicine programme.
2)Describe the categories of personnel (research staff, visiting scientists, animal care staff, students, support staff, etc.) included in the programme.
3)Describe general features of the medical evaluation and preventive medicine programmes, including pre-employment/pre-assignment health evaluation, periodic medical evaluations, immunization programmes, and procedures for communicating health related issues.
4)Describe special precautions or procedures for personnel exposed to potentially hazardous species (nonhuman primates, sheep, etc.) or agents (infectious agents, human origin tissues, chemicals/toxins, etc.).
c.Investigating and Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns [, pp. 23-24]
Describe institutional methods for reporting and investigating animal welfare concerns.
Programmatic oversight of all aspects of the animal care and use programme must be described. Irrespective of whether the programmatic oversight is carried out by just one body or is delegated to several bodies (e.g., protocol review to an Ethics Committee, an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, the Competent Authority; oversight