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Document ID (ISN)72293
CIS number 99-314
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jost M., Cartier B., Rüegger M., Gutzwiller A.
Title Prevention of occupational diseases in the laundries of health care institutions
Original title Berufskrankheitenverhütung in Wäschereien des Gesundheitswesens [in German]
Prévention des maladies professionnelles dans les buanderies des établissements sanitaires [in French]
Bibliographic information SUVA, Abteilung Arbeitsmedizin, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Jan. 1995. 20p. 10 ref.
Internet access 99-314de.pdf [in German]
99-314fr.pdf [in French]
Abstract Topics: biological hazards; harmful substances; health hazards; hospitals; infection control; infectious diseases; laundries; manual lifting; medical supervision; protective clothing; safe layout; vaccination; ventilation; welfare facilities.
Descriptors (primary) laundries; biological hazards; hospitals; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; welfare facilities; safe layout; infectious diseases; medical supervision; manual lifting; ventilation; health hazards; vaccination; harmful substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Laundries and dry cleaning
Health care services
Biological hazards