|Document ID (ISN)||112555|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0339-6517 - Documents pour le mÚdecin du travail
|Convention or series no.
||Infection hazards among fighters
||Sapeurs-pompiers et risque infectieux [in French]|
||Dec. 2011, No.128, p.637-646. 4 ref.
||Sapeurs-pompiers_et_risque_infectieux_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in French]
||Short report of a one-day conference on biological hazards among firefighters, held in Aix-en-Provence, France, 8 June 2011. In France, 249,000 firefighters carry out more than four million interventions each year, of which it is estimated that 70% involve an infection hazard. Speakers included biological hazard experts, particularly on the chain of infection and vaccinations. Topics addressed also included accident analysis and feedback by safety and health professionals involved with firefighters and police officers.
||exposure evaluation; fire fighting; biological hazards
||France; contagion; infectious diseases; tuberculosis; leptospirosis; infectious hepatitis; meningitis; vaccination; conference
||D - Periodical articles
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces