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Document ID (ISN)107000
CIS number 07-957
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ferreira M.
Title Vaccination in the workplace
Original title Les vaccinations en milieu de travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2006, No.668, p.47-49. Illus. 2 ref.
Internet access http://www.travail-et-securite.fr/archivests/archivests.nsf/(alldocparref)/TS668page47_1/$file/TS668page47.pdf?openelement [in French]
Abstract The prevention of biological hazards in the workplace is required by French labour laws. Depending on the hazards identified, preventive measures may include personal and collective protection (hygiene measures, technical measures, personal protective equipment), as well as vaccination. This article summarizes French regulations concerning vaccination in the workplace. Vaccination against hepatitis B, tetanus, influenza and polio are mandatory for persons working in health care, while immunization against typhoid is required for persons working in medical laboratories.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; France; vaccination; health care personnel; biological hazards; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) tetanus; influenza; typhus; responsibilities of employers; personal protective equipment; infectious hepatitis; poliomyelitis; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Zoonoses
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Biological hazards
Viral diseases (other than aids)