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Document ID (ISN)109075
CIS number 09-197
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G., Vaudoux D.
Title Zoonoses - From animal to man, multiple hazards
Original title Zoonoses - De l'animal Ó l'homme, un risque pluriel [in French]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 2008, No.686, p.22-35. Illus.
Internet access$File/TS686page22.pdf?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract Zoonoses are diseases that are transmissible from animals to men. In occupational settings, risks of zoonoses exist for activities that involve contact with animals in nature or in captivity. This special feature on occupational zoonoses addresses the following topics: problems faced in proving the occupational nature of zoonoses; risks from rats and ticks in natural environments; personal protective equipment; occupational safety and health approach adopted by a French veterinary school; risks related to imported animals; risks in pet shops; protection measures for pregnant women; occupational safety and health in a Parisian zoo.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; zoonoses; handling of animals; risk factors; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) France; rodents; Lyme disease; outdoor work; leptospirosis; medical supervision; veterinary services; zoological gardens; women; expectant mothers; veterinary assistants; pet shops
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Livestock rearing
Bacterial and parasitic diseases