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Document ID (ISN)107765
CIS number 08-278
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG197
Health and Safety Executive
Title Working with sewage - The health hazards
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2002. 6p.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This leaflet for persons working with sewage explains the main health risks (gastroenteritis, leptospirosis and hepatitis), the measures to be taken to prevent infections and what to do in case of illness.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; sewage; safe working methods; biological hazards; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) leptospirosis; infectious hepatitis; safety guides; allergic alveolitis; gastroenteritis
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases