|Document ID (ISN)||107128|
|Convention or series no.
||Biological agents and occupational health
||Les agents biologiques et la santé au travail [in French]|
Biologische agentia en gezondheid op het werk [in Dutch]
||Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale, rue Ernest Blerot I, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2007. 36p. Illus. 11 ref.
||http://www.werk.belgie.be/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=3854 [in Dutch]
07-1215nl.pdf [in Dutch]
07-1215fr.pdf [in French]
http://www.emploi.belgique.be/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=3854 [in French]
||Aimed at employers, this guide comments on the Belgian Royal Order of 4 August 1996 concerning the protection of workers against risks connected with the exposure to biological agents at work (see CIS 00-1532) and explains how to ensure its compliance within the enterprise. Contents: definitions and scope; health effects of biological agents; hazard evaluation; documents to be completed by employers; risk prevention and control; health surveillance; vaccination; roles of the various parties involved in risk prevention and health surveillance.
||responsibilities of employers; Belgium; legislation; health hazards; biological hazards; infection control
||tetanus; laboratory work; tuberculosis; infectious hepatitis; hazard evaluation; health care personnel; safety and health committees; vaccination; medical supervision; comment on law; data sheet; workers' participation; industrial physicians; veterinary services
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases