Safety in the slaughterhouse

Australia, 1979

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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.



John Bowen


Peter Johnson

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Camfilm Productions







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