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Document ID (ISN)109287
CIS number 09-460
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Breton-Kueny L., Segovia-Kueny S.
Title When faced with the risk of a pandemic - Vital relevance of a plan for ensuring the continuity of operations
Original title Face à une crise de type pandémie - L'intérêt vital d'un plan de continuité des activités [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 2008, No.101, p.57-61. Illus.
Abstract This article explains plans for ensuring the continuity of operations (PCOs) in the event of a pandemic, together with their usefulness and implementation. Topics: influenza pandemic; Decree on the safety of vital activities in France; what needs to be included in a PCO in the event of avian influenza. The proposed approach could also be relevant in other situations, for example in the case of bioterrorism.
Descriptors (primary) influenza; avian influenza; safety planning; France; zoonoses; work organization
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; legal aspects; terrorism; infectious diseases; biological hazards; role of government; contagion
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Safety programmes
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Violence and terrorism
Viral diseases (other than aids)