|Document ID (ISN)||107319|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-117
||Medical surveillance for health care workers exposed to hazardous drugs
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Apr. 2007. 4p. Illus. 4 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/wp-solutions/2007-117/pdfs/2007-117.pdf [in English]
||Health care workers who handle, prepare or administer hazardous drugs may face risks to their own health such as skin rashes, cancer and reproductive disorders. It is recommended that employers establish a medical surveillance programme to protect workers exposed to hazardous drugs in the course of their work. This information sheet lists the key elements of such a medical surveillance programme.
||dangerous substances; USA; medical supervision; health care personnel; health hazards; drugs
||antifertility effects; responsibilities of employers; leukaemia; routes of entry; skin eruption; safety guides; cancer; limitation of exposure; needle-stick injuries; chemotherapy; aerosols
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Health care services