|Document ID (ISN)||103764|
|Convention or series no.
||Segurança e saúde no trabalho: Divulgação 16
||Parreira Cano M.M.
||Potential workplace exposure to microorganisms
||Exposição potencial a microorganismos no local de trabalho [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, March 2004. 56p. Illus.
||This information booklet, which is primarily intended for employers and employees of small enterprises, describes the risks of potential workplace exposure to microorganisms. Contents: general aspects of workplace contamination and contagion; classification of microorganisms; evaluation of exposure hazard (hazard identification, epidemiological chain of events); measures aimed at preventing or reducing the risk (hygiene end personal protection measures, medical supervision, safety and health training); potential exposure of workers (contamination of ventilation systems, facade cleaning or building preservation work, work on archive documents, contamination of workplace air); workplace air quality control, occupations at risk of exposure to microorganisms or other biological agents; current legislation.
||Portugal; microorganisms; risk factors; biological hazards; workplaces
||occupational hygiene; safety guides; tuberculosis; fungi; contagion; legionellosis; infectious hepatitis; smallpox; immunodeficiency syndrome; training manuals; containment; ventilation systems; hazard evaluation; waste disposal; personal protective equipment; health care personnel; handling of animals; agriculture; medical supervision; classification; sewage treatment; safety and health training; legal aspects
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases