|Document ID (ISN)||107000|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
|Convention or series no.
||Vaccination in the workplace
||Les vaccinations en milieu de travail [in French]|
||Dec. 2006, No.668, p.47-49. Illus. 2 ref.
||http://www.travail-et-securite.fr/archivests/archivests.nsf/(alldocparref)/TS668page47_1/$file/TS668page47.pdf?openelement [in French]
||The prevention of biological hazards in the workplace is required by French labour laws. Depending on the hazards identified, preventive measures may include personal and collective protection (hygiene measures, technical measures, personal protective equipment), as well as vaccination. This article summarizes French regulations concerning vaccination in the workplace. Vaccination against hepatitis B, tetanus, influenza and polio are mandatory for persons working in health care, while immunization against typhoid is required for persons working in medical laboratories.
||laboratory work; France; vaccination; health care personnel; biological hazards; infectious diseases
||tetanus; influenza; typhus; responsibilities of employers; personal protective equipment; infectious hepatitis; poliomyelitis; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; legal aspects
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)