|Document ID (ISN)||102072|
|Convention or series no.
||SARS - Practical and administrative responses to an infectious disease in the workplace
||ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2004. vi, 46p. 42 ref. + Internet links.
||http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/accidis/sars.pdf [in English]
||Working paper on practical preventive measures against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), prepared in collaboration by the SafeWork Programme at ILO Headquarters and the ILO Sub-Regional Office for East Asia in Bangkok. Contents: introduction (the threat of SARS, SARS as an occupational health hazard, action at the national and workplace level); overview of current knowledge about SARS (cause, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention); practical workplace strategies for the prevention of SARS; administrative action in case of an outbreak of SARS (at the national and workplace level); ethical and psychological considerations concerning SARS.
||Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; pneumonia; infectious diseases; ILO
||national organization; medical prevention; safety guides; ethics; law
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases