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ID (ISN) del documento37755
Número CIS 82-1151
ISSN - Título de la serie 0042-9686 - Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Año 1981
Número de serie
Autor(es) Harrington J.M.
Título Health and safety in medical laboratories
Información bibliográfica 1982, Vol.60, No.1, p.9-16.
Resumen A review of the microbiological, chemical and physical hazards of work in a medical laboratory carrying out research or routine and diagnostic examinations, under the headings: infectious diseases (tuberculosis, serum hepatitis, salmonellosis, brucellosis, and other micro-organisms such as herpes B viruses and Marburg and Lassa fever viruses); non-infectious illnesses (accidents, skin disease, cancer and other hazards related to inhalation of toxic and anaesthetic gases, and injury due to broken glass). Current laboratory safety and health practices for different classes of laboratory are reviewed and recommendations made for tightening up on these practices, especially in laboratories where there is high individual risk due to biological agents. Safety requirements in genetic manipulation are considered. The work of the WHO Special Programme on Safety Measures in Microbiology is referred to.
Descriptores (primarios) agentes físicos nocivos; trabajos de laboratorio; riesgos biológicos; servicios médicos y sanitarios; substancias nocivas
Descriptores (secundarios) OMS; anestésicos por inhalación; microrganismos; organización de la seguridad en la empresa; gases tóxicos; hospitales; riesgos para la salud; enfermedades infecciosas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Biological hazards