|Document ID (ISN)||105683|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2005-155
||Recommendations for protecting outdoor workers from West Nile virus exposure
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, 2005. 11p. Illus. 1 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2005-155/pdfs/2005-155.pdf [in English]
||Outdoor workers are particularly at risk of exposure to the West Nile virus, which is most often spread to humans from the bite of an infected mosquito. This booklet provides guidance on the prevention of exposure to this virus. Contents: introduction (characteristics of West Nile virus); frequently-asked questions; recommendations for employers; recommendations for workers.
||USA; insects; infectious diseases; outdoor work; viruses
||protective clothing; safety guides; symptoms
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases