|Document ID (ISN)||101130|
|Convention or series no.
||NOHSC: 2010 (2003)
||National Code of Practice for the control of work-related exposure to hepatitis and HIV (blood-borne) viruses
||AusInfo Government Info Shops, www.ausinfo.gov.au, Australia, 2nd ed., Dec. 2003. xiii, 53p. 19 ref.
||http://www.ascc.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/14850412-BF2D-4E22-B4F7-076CBD4383F6/0/HIV_2Ed_2003.pdf [in English]
||Contents of this Code of Practice (1st edition, NOHSC:2010 (1993), see CIS 94-2115): introduction (hepatitis viruses and HIV); hazard identification; risk assessment; risk control (sharps, safe working procedures, standard precautions, risk control strategies for certain occupations, education and training, exposure incidents, vaccination, monitoring and evaluation). In the appendices: discrimination and privacy; principles of the storage, transport and disposal of clinical waste; what to do in the event of exposure of if you find a syringe; principles of standard precautions; workers with hepatitis B, C and HIV; glossary; sources of information.
||Australia; immunodeficiency syndrome; infectious hepatitis; infectious diseases
||disposal of harmful waste; hazard evaluation; hospitals; safety guides; vaccination; discriminatory practices; glossary; hazard identification
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)