personnel are qualified and trained for surgical procedures? What role does the Designated Veterinarian and IACUC/OB have in this determination? [, pp. 115-116]
3)Describe the training and experience required to perform anaesthesia. [, p. 122]
4)Describe how the proficiency of personnel conducting euthanasia is ensured (especially physical methods of euthanasia). [, p. 124]
b.Occupational Health and Safety of Personnel [, pp. 17-23]
Describe the institutional entities that are involved in the planning, oversight, and operation of the institutional occupational health and safety programme.
i.Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment [, pp. 18-19; See also Chapters 2 and 3 in Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals, NRC 1997]
1)Describe the process used to identify, evaluate and control experimental and other potential hazards (such as ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, chemical cleaning agents, animal bites, allergens, zoonoses, and venomous species) inherent or intrinsic to the use of animals by the institution. Describe how risks of these hazards are assessed and how procedures are developed to manage the risks.
2)Describe procedures for reporting and evaluating exposure to hazards, work place injuries, etc.
ii.Facilities, Equipment and Monitoring [, pp. 19-20]
1)Describe how hazardous agents are contained within the study environment and in the animal housing area.