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Document ID (ISN)104358
CIS number 05-556
Year 1998
Convention or series no. ZH 1/600
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Title Conditions requiring special attention with respect to medical supervision
Original title Auswahlkriterien fŘr die spezielle arbeitsmedizinische Vorsorge [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, 1998. Binder containing 49 guidance sheets. Approx. 250p. Illus.
Abstract These guidelines by the German Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association are aimed at occupational physicians. They concern exposures requiring special attention with respect to medical supervision and are divided into four sections: general guidelines concerning medical supervision; carcinogenic substances; non-carcinogenic harmful substances; other harmful exposures or situations (noise, cold and hot workplaces, strenuous work, respirators, hyperbaric pressure, work in foreign countries involving exposure to unusual climatic conditions and health hazards, welding fumes, risk of falls, infection hazards, biotechnology).
Descriptors (primary) Germany; industrial physicians; medical supervision; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) hyperbaric pressure; hot workplaces; climate; carcinogens; responsibilities of employers; noise; heavy work; infectious diseases; harmful substances; physical workload; personal protective equipment; respirators; role of insurance institutions; biotechnology industry; cold workplaces; directive; information of personnel; falls of persons
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Biotechnology industry