Humane Methods of Slaughter Act: USDA Inspectors' Views on Enforcement (GAO-10-244SP), February 2010, an E-supplement to GAO-10-203

Time Allocation and Responsibilities

4. Within the last month, have FSIS staff who conduct humane handling activities at this establishment covered for others' responsibilities in addition to their own, because of leave or vacancies?
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5. To what extent, if at all, does covering for leave or vacancies reduce the time spent on humane handling inspection at this establishment?
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6. In the last year, what is the maximum number of establishments that you had to inspect in one day? (Specify a number for both lines.)
 
  a. Total number of establishments that slaughter livestock  
  b. Total number of establishments (slaughter and/or processing)  
   

7. If you had to inspect more than one establishment in one day, how easy or difficult was it to observe livestock handling at this slaughter establishment?
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