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Document ID (ISN)110904
CIS number 10-0578
ISSN - Serial title 0815-6409 - Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Couhanan M., Walsh H., Speare R.
Title Head lice as an OHS risk to primary school teachers in Australia
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, Vol.25, No.6, p.477-481. 11 ref.
Abstract In a questionnaire survey of 275 primary school teachers from two Australian states, almost three-quarters felt that head lice posed a risk to them. Over half the teachers used methods to prevent them from acquiring head lice at school. Implications of these and other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; parasitic diseases; teaching; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; questionnaire survey; children
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions