|Document ID (ISN)||103927|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2004-165
||Preventing occupational exposures to antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs in health care settings
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2002, USA, Sep. 2004. viii, 50p. 155 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2004-165/pdfs/2004-165.pdf [in English]
||The purpose of this booklet is to increase awareness among health care workers and their employers about the health risks posed by working with antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs. Contents: background; potential for worker exposure; conditions for exposure; exposure routes; evidence for worker exposure; evidence for health effects in workers; current standards and recommendations; case reports; conclusions and recommendations (recommended procedures, receiving and storage, drug preparation and administration, ventilated cabinets, cleaning, housekeeping, waste disposal). A list of drugs that should be handled as hazardous drugs is included in an appendix.
||antineoplastic drugs; harmful substances; health hazards; hospitals; health care personnel; health engineering
||exhaust hoods; disposal of harmful waste; USA; routes of entry; storage; standard; list of chemical substances; housekeeping; safe working methods; description of technique; glossary; cleaning
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Health care services