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Document ID (ISN)103700
CIS number 04-722
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 585-2001
Author(s) Alonso Espadalé R.M., Constans Aubert A.
Title Biological risk prevention in laboratories: Work with bacteria
Original title Prevención del riesgo biológico en el laboratorio: trabajo con bacterias [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 6p. Illus. 10 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note covers the prevention of biological hazards in laboratories during work involving bacteria. It lists the main species that may be pathogenic for exposed workers along with the level of biological security required during their handling. Contents: applicable legislation; general characteristics of bacteria; main bacterial agents that are pathogenic for humans; risks incurred in laboratories and precautions to be taken; list of bacteria and their risk class.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; biological hazards; pathogenic bacteria; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) tetanus; colibacilli; tuberculosis; tularaemia; plant safety and health organization; containment; classification; data sheet; anthrax
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases