ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)19245
CIS number 73-213
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Central Pathology Committee, Department of Health and Social Security and Welsh Office, London and Cardiff
Title Safety in the post-mortem room
Bibliographic information Department of Health and Social Security, Alexander Fleming House, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6BY, United Kingdom, May 1972. 18p. 3 ref. Gratis.
Abstract This handbook deals with safety precautions to be observed by personnel in the post-mortem room. Subjects covered are risk of infections, smallpox cases, first for samll cuts and wounds, safe use of instruments, uses and hazards of chemicals, ionising radiation and isotope hazards, and safet practices for dealing with radioactive corpses.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; autopsy; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) radioactive contamination of personnel; United Kingdom; infectious diseases; safety literature; safety and health engineering; health hazards; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases