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Document ID (ISN)101748
CIS number 03-529
ISSN - Serial title Latvijas Republikas Saeimas un Ministru Kabineta Ziņotājs
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Cabinet Regulation No.189/2002 of 21 May 2002 - Labour protection requirements when coming into contact with biological substances [Latvia]
Original title Darba aizsardzības prasības, saskaroties ar bioloģiskajām vielām [in Latvian]
Bibliographic information 2002, No.12, p.140-. Internet copy: 27p. (Latvian), 28p. (English).
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Abstract Regulations issued under the Labour Protection Law of 2001 (see CIS 01-1571) on protection against biological hazards in the workplace. Contents: general provisions; risk assessment; prevention and reduction of risk; list of workers who may be at risk of exposure to biological agents; informing supervisory and control authorities; labour protection requirements in medical and veterinary care institutions; special measures in laboratories, premises intended for animals and industrial processes; health surveillance of employees; informing, training, consultation and participation of employees. In annex: classification of harmful biological agents, by type (bacteria and similar organisms, viruses, parasites, fungi); containment measures and levels for the protection of workers against biological agents (in general and as part of industrial processes).
Descriptors (primary) Latvia; biological hazards; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) laboratories; parasitic diseases; bacteria; viruses; fungi; law; hazard evaluation; animal experiments; hospitals; veterinary services; classification; containment
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceLatvia
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases