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Document ID (ISN)102661
CIS number 03-1650
Year 2004
Convention or series no. NTP 612
Author(s) Solé Gómez M.D.
Title Reproductive health protection and promotion: Role of health care personnel of occupational safety and health services
Original title Protección y promoción de la salud reproductiva: funciones del personal sanitario del servicio de prevención [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2004. 6p. Illus. 12 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the role of the medical staff of occupational safety and health services with respect to the prevention of hazards to reproductive health or to the development of the unborn child. Topics addressed: identification of the population subject to the risk of reproductive function changes; organic changes in pregnant women, new mothers and breast-feeding women; training and information of male and female personnel on the risks to reproductive health; advice tailored to the individual; specific prevention measures (three months prior to conception, during pregnancy, during breast feeding). Risk factors that need to be taken into account for the evaluation of hazards among breast-feeding women or new mothers, as well as critical periods and possible mechanisms of risks to reproductive health in case of paternal exposure to chemical agents, are presented in tabular form.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; Spain; plant safety and health organization; teratogenic effects; expectant mothers; health services
Descriptors (secondary) harmful physical agents; parental exposure; conditions of work; abortion; information of personnel; chemical products; biological hazards; nursing mothers; data sheet; manual handling
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Health care services
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures