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Document ID (ISN)110533
CIS number 10-0136
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 833
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A.
Title Biological agents. Simplified assessment
Original title Agentes biológicos. Evaluación simplificada [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. Illus. 7 ref.
Internet access http://www.insht.es/InshtWeb/Contenidos/Documentacion/FichasTecnicas/NTP/Ficheros/821a921/833%20web.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note presents a methodology for a simplified biological hazard evaluation based on the determination of the level of potential exposure risk to biological agents. It also proposes prevention measures according to the risk level. Finally, it defines the classes of risk for non infectious biological agents.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; hazard evaluation; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) harmful substances; aerosols; infectious diseases; carcinogenic effects; toxic effects; risk factors; data sheet; description of technique
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards