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Document ID (ISN)111192
CIS number 10-0874
ISSN - Serial title 1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Solans Lampurlanés X.
Title Evaluation of the hazards from exposure to biological agents during work
Original title Evaluación de los riesgos relacionados con la exposición a agentes biológicos durante el trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, No.55, p.18-25. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract This article reviews the various situations to which the provisions of Royal Decree 664/1997 on occupational exposures to biological agents apply, and describes the possible modes of exposure. It emphasizes the difficulties faced in carrying out reliable ambient evaluations, as well as the lack of systematic methods and reference values that would allow comparing findings.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; exposure evaluation; biological hazards; legal aspects
Descriptors (secondary) routes of entry; comment on directive
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Biological hazards