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Document ID (ISN)57915
CIS number 92-428
ISBN(s) 0-900-234-54-7
Year 1991
Convention or series no. NEBOSH Diploma Module C
Author(s) Woolley A., Buttolph M.A.
Title Biological agents at work
Bibliographic information OHSOL Unit, Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HE, United Kingdom, 1991. 41p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this module usable for an OSH training course or for private study, accompanied by question-and-answer tests: basic information on health hazards due to biological agents (viruses, bacteria, protozoa and fungi; the process of infection); defence systems of the body (primary defences; the immune system); allergies; controls and legal requirements in the UK. In annex: fact sheets on common infectious diseases of concern in the workplace (hepatitis B, Legionnaires' disease, humidifier fever, leptospirosis, AIDS, aspergillosis, anthrax, brucellosis, glanders).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; training material; biological hazards; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) training course; data sheet; allergies; legionellosis; anthrax; brucellosis; glanders; leptospirosis; aspergillosis; air conditioner disease; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; training manuals; legislation; bacterial diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Biological hazards
Mycoses