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Document ID (ISN)104421
CIS number 05-564
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2005
Convention or series no. DMT 102TC102
Author(s) Abécassis P., Beaumont N., Gomis C., Incorvaïa A.M., Lafon D., Metin P., Michel A., Pitol-Belin E., Revillet S., Seneque B., Bediot G., Ferry P., Gaillard A., Giroud C.
Title Evaluation and prevention of occupational hazards among home care workers
Original title Evaluation et prévention des risques chez les aides à domicile [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2005, No.102, p.161-189. 20 ref.
Internet access$FILE/tc102.pdf [in French]
Abstract This special feature on the evaluation and prevention of occupational hazards among home care workers covers the following topics: profile of the occupation, characteristics of workers and work organization; tasks involved in home care work; potential hazards (mental workload, physical hazards, risk of infection); recommendations for risk reduction. Appendices include two guides for occupational physicians.
Descriptors (primary) social workers; health care personnel; safety and health organization; risk factors; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; legal aspects; France; physical hazards; biological hazards; medical supervision; harmful substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers
Health care services