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Document ID (ISN)103080
CIS number 04-231
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Title Guide on systems to facilitate contact tracing and prevention of SARS in the workplace
Bibliographic information Occupational Health Department, Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road, #05-01, Singapore 059764, Republic of Singapore, 2003. 4p. Illus.
Abstract This information sheet summarizes the preventive measures that need to be taken by employers to limit the risks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) at the place of work, and to facilitate the tracing persons having been in contact with workers diagnosed with SARS. These include daily temperature recording of employees, keeping records of absentees and of visitors who enter the workplace, handling of suspected workers (establishing an isolation room or area, supplying surgical masks, calling the ambulance) and contact tracing. A contact tracing form is included. See also CIS 04-230.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; responsibilities of employers; infection control; viruses; infectious diseases; Singapore
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; zoonoses; safety guides; health service records; medical supervision; notification of occupational diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Occupational health services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases