Health and Safety Information
for Marine Mammal Workers


Photo by Jonna Mazet

Release of rehabilitated young sea lions



Background
Is there a health risk for people who work with marine mammals?

Recent Findings
Summary of results of a recent survey of marine mammal workers and detailed findings in downloadable format

Occupational Safety
Health and safety information and downloadable brochure

Documented Zoonotic Diseases
Table of documented zoonotic diseases and other potential pathogens and more detail on pathogens of specific concern

Helpful Zoonoses Links

References



Information provided by the United States Marine Mammal Commission
National Marine Fisheries Service
Wildlife Health Center, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Content by T.D. Hunt, M.H. Ziccardi, F.M.D. Gulland, M.M. Manos, D.W. Hird, J.A.K. Mazet
Web design by John Gardiner
Copyright 2004 Wildlife Health Center. All rights reserved.
Revised: January 29, 2004.

 


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