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Document ID (ISN)108956
CIS number 08-1358
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
Year 2008
Convention or series no. Fiche médico-professionnelle N° 59
Title The ambulance driver
Original title Ambulancier [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 2008, Vol.48, No.2, 2p. Insert.
Abstract Ambulance drivers carry out the transport of sick or injured persons in specially designed vehicles. Aimed at occupational physicians, this information note summarizes the main characteristics of this job (description, workplaces, work organization, tasks), together with the main hazards involved (physical workload, emotional stress, vibration, work posture, exposure to infectious agents). Other topics addressed: tools and equipment, work clothing.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; occupational diseases; health hazards; drivers; ambulances; France
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; vibration; physical workload; work posture; work clothing; industrial physicians; stress factors; biological hazards; risk factors; occupational medicine; data sheet; health care personnel
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization