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Evaluating risks posed by pathogen emissions from meat chicken sheds
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation OLD ABN-The State Of Queensland Acting Through The Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Objective summary To quantify emission rates for pathogenic bacteria (Salmonella spp Escherichia coli Campylobacter jejuni/coli Staphylococcus) from typical tunnel ventilated meat chicken sheds To evaluate the potential for human healtheffects by these emissions evaluated by combining measured emissions gaussian air dispersion models bacterial survival models and applying quantitative risk assessment methodology
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Thursday, January 01, 2004
Project completion date Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Manage the environment for sustainable development
Principal researcher Pat Blackall (AC)
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Paul Hickey