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Document ID (ISN)106348
CIS number 07-353
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jackson C.A., Wilson D.A.
Title World at work: Hospital pharmacy clean-rooms
Bibliographic information Jan. 2006, Vol.63, No.1, p.68-70. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract This review article discusses the potential hazards of working in hospital pharmacy clean rooms and the corresponding protective measures. Contents: tasks of the job; hazards of the job (toxicological and musculoskeletal hazards, heat stress, dehydration and urinary tract infections, social isolation, shift work); preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) pharmaceutical products; health hazards; hospitals; clean rooms
Descriptors (secondary) shift work; infectious diseases; heat load; dehydration; social aspects; musculoskeletal diseases; ventilation systems; personal protective equipment; chemical hazards; work in isolation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services