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Document ID (ISN)106873
CIS number 07-959
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1368-7
Year 2006
Convention or series no. INRS ED 988
Title Biological hazards in the workplace
Original title Les risques biologiques au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, May 2006. 6p. Illus. Price: EUR 1.50. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_catalog_view_view/78080B3B8C0DFBA8C12571B20023D520/$FILE/ed988.pdf [in French]
Abstract Many enterprises are concerned by biological hazards. The concept of "transmission chain" is a guiding principle that can help evaluate these hazards. Prevention consists of breaking at least one link in this chain. The concept is presented in the form of illustrations.
Descriptors (primary) contagion; biological hazards; infection control; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; safety guides; personal hygiene
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases