|Document ID (ISN)||103080|
|Convention or series no.
||Guide on systems to facilitate contact tracing and prevention of SARS in the workplace
||Occupational Health Department, Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road, #05-01, Singapore 059764, Republic of Singapore, 2003. 4p. Illus.
||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.
||plant health organization; responsibilities of employers; infection control; viruses; infectious diseases; Singapore
||legal aspects; zoonoses; safety guides; health service records; medical supervision; notification of occupational diseases
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Singapore|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational health services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases