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Document ID (ISN)109431
CIS number 09-363
ISBN(s) 978-84-95463-50-0
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lucena García S., Fernández Escribano M., Fernández Mundet N., Muedra Sánchez M., Otero Dorrego C., Pérez Zapata A., Taboada de Zúñiga Romero I.
Title Guide to the evaluation of occupational hazards during pregnancy and nursing among women working in the health care sector
Original title Guía de valorización de riesgos laborales en el embarazo y lactancia en trabajadoras del ámbito sanitario [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Instituto de Salud Carlo III, c. Sinesio Delgado, 6, 28029 Madrid, Spain, 2008. 196p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract This guide is a reference document aimed at occupational physicians to help them adopt preventive and protective measures to increase the safety and health of pregnant women and nursing mothers working in health care services. It describes the main prevention measures to be taken against physical agents (including ionizing and non-ionizing radiation), chemical agents (including ethylene oxide, anaesthetic gases and formaldehyde), biological agents and ergonomic risk factors (physical workload, work organization, shift work, work schedules and night work).
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; Spain; limitation of exposure; nursing mothers; women; expectant mothers; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; physical hazards; non-ionizing radiation; inhalation anaesthetics; shift work; night work; ethylene oxide; physical workload; ergonomics; hours of work; work time schedules; chemical hazards; biological hazards; safe working methods; occupational medicine; formaldehyde
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services