|Document ID (ISN)||103761|
|Convention or series no.
||Segurança e saúde no trabalho: Divulgação 12
||Rodrigues A., Oliveira A., Oliveira B., Telo E., Franco H.
||Exposure to biological agents
||Exposição a agentes biológicos [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, March 2003. 48p. Illus.
||This information booklet, which is primarily intended for employers and employees of small enterprises, explains how to avoid or reduce the risks related to exposure to biological agents. Contents: definition of biological agent; classification of biological agents; occupations that present biological hazards; various types of exposure (direct contact through the handling of biological agents, indirect contact, contagion); measures to be adopted for workers' protection (technical prevention, medical supervision, safety and health training); consequences of exposure to biological agents; current legislation.
||Portugal; risk factors; biological hazards; hazard evaluation
||legal aspects; contagion; training manuals; safety guides; classification; safety and health training; medical supervision
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)