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Document ID (ISN)100261
CIS number 02-1459
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2001
Convention or series no. INRS ED 5012
Author(s) Balty I., Bayeux-Dunglas M.C., Dornier G.
Title Legionella at the workplace
Original title Les lÚgionnelles en milieu de travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2001, No.611, 4p. Insert. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Legionella are bacteria that are frequently encountered in wet environments. Thus, they are naturally present in waterways, lakes and occasionally in soil. They proliferate in hot water systems, certain industrial cooling systems and air-conditioning systems, and can give rise to epidemics or isolated cases of legionellosis. Contents of this information note on the prevention of legionella at the place of work: risks to humans; regulations; protective measures.
Descriptors (primary) France; bacteria; risk factors; biological hazards; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) hot-water heating systems; legal aspects; air conditioner disease; data sheet; limitation of exposure; air conditioning; cooling towers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases