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Document ID (ISN)112382
CIS number 12-0145
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bernales B., Klarián M.A.
Title Manual for the evaluation of quality standards of units carrying out chest radiographies for the surveillance and medico-legal evaluation of workers exposed to silica and with silicosis
Original title Manual de evaluación por estándares de calidad de las unidades que realizan radiografías de tórax para vigilancia y evaluación médico legal de trabajadores expuestos a sílice y con silicosis [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental, av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, Feb. 2007, 18p. 13 ref.
Internet access Manual_de_evaluación_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract This manual for assessing the quality of medical laboratories carrying out chest radiographies of workers exposed to silica has been developed by the Public Health Institute of Chile in fulfillment of its responsibilities and roles within the WHO/ILO National Programme for the Elimination of Silicosis (NPES). It contains a number of check-lists for carrying out such assessments in view of accreditation of laboratories.
Descriptors (primary) Chile; quality control; chest radiography; medical examinations; occupational health laboratories
Descriptors (secondary) ILO; WHO; silica; silicosis; check lists; public OSH institutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services