|Document ID (ISN)||104460|
|Convention or series no.
||OSHA SHIB 12-13-2004
||Avian influenza - Protecting poultry workers at risk
||Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, USA, 2004. 8p.
||http://www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib121304.pdf [in English]
||Contents of this information sheet: general information on avian influenza; measures for protecting poultry workers (follow biosecurity practices, recognize infection in poultry, take antiviral medication and get vaccination, know the signs and symptoms of human infection, wear personal protective equipment); respiratory protection; eye protection; protective clothing and hand-hygiene practices. In annex: table showing the advantages, disadvantages and price of different kinds of air-purifying respirators for protecting poultry workers.
||USA; avian influenza; infectious diseases; zoonoses; birds
||personal protective equipment; data sheet; respirators
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)