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Document ID (ISN)110521
CIS number 10-0098
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 821
Author(s) Alonso Espadalé R.M., Solans Lampurlanés X., Constans Aubert A.
Title Veterinary centres: Occupational exposure to biological agents
Original title Centros veterinarios: exposición laboral a agentes biológicos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. 11 ref.
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Abstract This information note describes the main risk factors of exposure of the staff of veterinary centres (practices or clinics) to biological agents as well as preventive measures. It mainly concerns services in urban regions which treat pets. A table lists the main zoonoses related to these pets.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; harmful substances; veterinary services; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) zoonoses; personal protective equipment; limitation of exposure; handling of animals; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Animal hazards