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Document ID (ISN)105683
CIS number 06-1233
Year 2005
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2005-155
Title Recommendations for protecting outdoor workers from West Nile virus exposure
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, 2005. 11p. Illus. 1 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) USA; insects; infectious diseases; outdoor work; viruses
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; safety guides; symptoms
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Animal hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases