Safety in the slaughterhouse

Australia, 1979

Film
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This 1979 film is directed at meat inspectors working in abbatoirs. The film contains footage of workers in abbatoirs and close-ups of inspectors working on carcasses. It includes interviews with three inspectors about the accidents they suffered during their work and a discussion at the pub between a group of meat inspectors on the problems they encounter in their work and the safety precautions they should note.

Produced by Camfilm Productions for the Department of Primary Industry.

The colour is faded throughout the film.

Please note: As this is an archival work, the content does not reflect current practice or standards. Professional advice for up-to-date safety practices should be sought from the appropriate contemporary authority.

Credits

director
producer

Peter Johnson

production company

Camfilm Productions

Duration

00:14:29:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28141

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial accidents

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial safety

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Meat industry and trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Safety education, Industrial

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work practice

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Employees - Training of

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Occupational training

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Accidents - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Industrial accidents

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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