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Document ID (ISN)77491
CIS number 01-1536
ISBN(s) 3-609-62150-8
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hofmann F., Jäckel R.
Title Information sheets on biological substances
Original title Merkblätter Biologische Arbeitsstoffe [in German]
Bibliographic information Ecomed Verlagsgesellschaft AG & Co. KG, Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 3, 86899 Langsberd/Lech, Germany, 2000. Approx. 250p. (binder). Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract After an introduction to the German legal framework, this publication reproduces the regulatory texts on biological substances with commentary, describing the mode of action of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pathogenic agents and gives practical advice for working with biological substances. An overview of microbiological testing and directives for risk assessment in various types of workplaces as well as information on prevention measures (vaccination, personal protective equipment) are also included. Information sheets on biological substances are all identically laid out and provide a rapid overview of the characteristics of the pathogenic agent, the diseases it causes and protection measures to be taken.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; bacteria; health hazards; fungi; viruses
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; infectious diseases; personal protective equipment; plant safety and health organization; directive; comment on directive; data sheet; vaccination
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases