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Document ID (ISN)67529
CIS number 96-1887
ISBN(s) 92-843-0104-1
Year 1996
Convention or series no. ISSA Prevention Series No.1081
Author(s)
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Title Bloodborne infections - Occupational risks and prevention
Original title Infections transmissibles par le sang - Risques professionnels et prÚvention [in French]
Bibliographic information ISSA Health Services Section, Pappelallee 35-37, 22089 Hamburg, Germany, 1996. 505p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium on the occupational risks of bloodborne infections held in Paris, France, 8-9 June 1995. Papers cover: review of bloodborne occupational infections; risk factors of exposure and consequences in terms of prevention; prevention strategies and procedures associated with patient care, the operating room, dentistry and oral surgery, home care, laboratories and other occupations; evaluation of safety devices; waste and waste disposal; influence of workload (occupational stress, work organization, risk management); disinfection; management of occupational exposure to HIV and hepatitis; legislation and compensation; training programmes; vaccinations; epidemiological aspects.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; blood; infectious diseases; biological hazards; health services; hospitals; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; epidemiological aspects; infectious hepatitis; risk awareness; immunodeficiency syndrome; operating theatres; safety training in industry; dental services; risk factors; medico-legal aspects; vaccination; conference; disinfectants
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases