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Document ID (ISN)102604
CIS number 03-1933
ISBN(s) 92-2-115753-9
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Title SARS - Practical and administrative responses to an infectious disease in the workplace
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2004. vi, 46p. 42 ref.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/safework/accidis/sars.pdf [in English]
Abstract This working paper consists of a set of informal guidelines developed by the ILO on responses to the threat of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) at the workplace. Contents: history of SARS; overview of current knowledge on SARS; practical workplace strategies; administrative actions to ensure preparedness in the event of a SARS outbreak (at national and workplace levels); ethical and psychological considerations concerning SARS.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; ILO; biological hazards; respiratory diseases; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; contagion; ethics; emergency organization; directive; psychology and sociology
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Biological hazards
Ethical issues
Occupational health services