ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)108704
CIS number 08-1214
Year 2009
Convention or series no. OSHA Publication No.3327-05R (2009) English OSHA Publication No.3364-05R (2009) Spanish
Title Guidance on preparing workplaces for an influenza pandemic
Original title Guía sobre la preparación de los lugares de trabajo para una pandemia del gripe [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Publications U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210, USA, Feb. 2009. 43p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish] [in English]
Abstract This guidance to allow employers to prepare their enterprise for a possible influenza pandemic applies to all types of workplaces. It describes the differences between seasonal, avian and pandemic influenza, and presents information on the nature of a potential pandemic, how the virus is likely to spread and how exposure is likely to occur.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; influenza; infectious diseases; work organization; USA
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; safety guides; contagion; avian influenza
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Occupational health services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)