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Document ID (ISN)102223
CIS number 03-1433
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevenciˇn
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Villanueva ═˝iguez Y., Laborda Grima R.
Title Legionellosis - A public health problem with occupational repercussions
Original title Legionelosis - Un problema de salud p˙blica con repercusiones en el ßmbito laboral [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 2003, No.164, p.28-38. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This article presents Spanish regulations on the prevention of legionellosis. Contents: legislation; various types of equipment that are subject to the current national regulations; notification of hazardous installations to the competent authority; log of installation maintenance operations; general prevention measures; prevention measures applicable to health care institutions; interventions by sanitary authorities; steps to be undertaken in cases of single outbreaks or epidemics; preventive measures that are referred to in legal texts adopted by the autonomous region of Valencia.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; legal aspects; biological hazards; legionellosis; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) aerosols; cooling systems; cooling towers; plant safety and health organization; air humidification; inspection; preventive maintenance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases