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Document ID (ISN)103688
CIS number 04-719
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 608-2001
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A.
Title Biological agents: Developing a sampling plan
Original title Agentes biológicos: planificación de la medición [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 10p. 14 ref.
Internet access 04-0719.pdf [in Spanish]
http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_608.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note provides guidance on how to plan the sampling of biological agents for the purposes of evaluating the exposure of workers. Contents: general aspects of the approach; questions to raise during the monitoring of biological agents (purpose of the measurement, location of frequency of the sampling, selection of the sampling equipment, number of samples to be collected); volume and duration of the sampling; rules for the determination of airborne microorganisms and endotoxins as specified in the standard UNE EN 13098.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; microorganisms; biological hazards; exposure evaluation; aerosols
Descriptors (secondary) bacterial toxins; taking of samples; microscopic determination; data sheet; determination in air; description of technique; comment on standard; sampling and analysis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Exposure evaluation