|Document ID (ISN)||111130|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2010-150
||Safe handling of hazardous drugs for veterinary healthcare workers
||Medidas de seguridad en la manipulación de medicamentos tóxicos por personal de medicina veterinaria [in Spanish]|
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2010, USA, June 2010. 4p. 16 ref.
||DHHS_(NIOSH)_Publication_No.2010-150.pdf [in English]
DHHS_(NIOSH)_Publication_No.2010-150.pdf [in Spanish]
||Veterinary healthcare employees working where hazardous drugs are handled may face health risks. Many of these workers treat small companion animals (primarily cats and dogs), but also larger animals such as horses, with antineoplastic and other drugs that may be hazardous to humans. This information note explains the hazards and the protective measures for veterinary healthcare workers exposed to hazardous drugs.
||USA; antineoplastic drugs; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; veterinary services
||toxic substances; public OSH institutions; data sheet
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)