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Document ID (ISN)104460
CIS number 05-729
Year 2004
Convention or series no. OSHA SHIB 12-13-2004
Title Avian influenza - Protecting poultry workers at risk
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, USA, 2004. 8p.
Internet access http://www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib121304.pdf [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) USA; avian influenza; infectious diseases; zoonoses; birds
Descriptors (secondary) personal protective equipment; data sheet; respirators
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Zoonoses
Animal hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)