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Document ID (ISN)104720
CIS number 06-218
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Code of practice on the management of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis at workplaces
Bibliographic information WorkSafe Western Australia, 1260 Hay Street, West Perth, WA 6005, Australia, rev. ed. Sep. 2000. 46p. Illus. 10 ref.
Internet access http://www.safetyline.wa.gov.au/PageBin/codewswa0197.pdf [in English]
Abstract This revised code of practice provides practical guidance for the management of HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B and hepatitis C in the workplace. It describes the nature and means of transmission of the diseases and presents guidance on risk management: sources of infection; hazardous activities and occupations; control measures; personal hygiene; sharp instruments; cleaning and disinfection; spills; waste management; vaccination; personal protective equipment; information and training; monitoring and evaluation. Replaces CIS 99-1353.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; immunodeficiency syndrome; infectious hepatitis; Australia
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; infection control; personal protective equipment; information of personnel; vaccination; glossary; directive; high-risk groups
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
HIV/AIDS
Workplace health promotion
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)