|Document ID (ISN)||111698|
|Convention or series no.
||Constans Aubert A., Solans Lampurlanés X
||Funeral services: Occupational exposure to biological agents
||Servicios funerarios: exposición laboral a agentes biológicos [in Spanish]|
||Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 6p. 8 ref.
||NTP_858.pdf [in Spanish]
||This information note describes the various activities within the framework of funeral services as well as their associated hazards. It lists the infectious diseases to which workers of these services may be exposed, together with the causative agent and mode of transmission, and provides a set of preventive measures to minimize exposure.
||Spain; infectious diseases; funeral services; biological hazards; risk factors
||contagion; immunodeficiency syndrome; bacterial diseases; tuberculosis; infectious hepatitis; meningitis; Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome; limitation of exposure; public OSH institutions; data sheet
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases