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Document ID (ISN)107220
CIS number 07-1209
ISSN - Serial title 0137-7043 - Bezpieczeństwo pracy
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gołofit-Szymczak M., Zapˇr L.
Title Biological hazards in municipal wastewater treatment plants
Original title Zagrożenia biologiczne w oczyszczalniach ściekˇw komunalnych [in Polish]
Bibliographic information 2007, No.3, p.26-28. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Workers of municipal wastewater treatment plants are exposed to several kinds of viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Biological contaminants can be responsible for a variety of adverse health effects including allergy, hypersensitivity, respiratory problems and infectious diseases. Measures for exposure prevention are outlined.
Descriptors (primary) microorganisms; sewage treatment; biological hazards; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) parasitic diseases; bacteria; infectious diseases; fungi; viruses
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases