|Document ID (ISN)||77491|
|Convention or series no.
||Hofmann F., Jäckel R.
||Information sheets on biological substances
||Merkblätter Biologische Arbeitsstoffe [in German]|
||Ecomed Verlagsgesellschaft AG & Co. KG, Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 3, 86899 Langsberd/Lech, Germany, 2000. Approx. 250p. (binder). Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
||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.
||Germany; bacteria; health hazards; fungi; viruses
||compendium; infectious diseases; personal protective equipment; plant safety and health organization; directive; comment on directive; data sheet; vaccination
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases