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Document ID (ISN)35611
CIS number 81-1003
ISBN(s) 0-17-771111-6
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Price A., Le Serve A., Parker D.
Title Biological hazards - The hidden threat.
Bibliographic information Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., Nelson House, Mayfield Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 5PL, United Kingdom, 1981. 89p. Illus. Price: ú1.40.
Abstract This is one of a series of concise guides on hazards at the workplace addressed to shop stewards and trade union safety representatives. Contents: general remarks; how hazards enter the body (inhalation, direct contact, ingestion); biological health hazards (bacteria, fungi, viruses, parasitic worms, plant diseases); case studies (smallpox, humidifier fever, bacterial contamination of soluble oils and coolants, diseases of agricultural workers); sampling and monitoring; action on biological hazards (shop floor organisation, inspections and checklists, medical records and surveys, access to information); diseases and infections of biological origin.
Descriptors (primary) spores; biological hazards; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) bacterial diseases; worms; bacteria; fungi; mycoses; role of workers' organizations; virus diseases; cutting fluids; manuals; exposure evaluation; agriculture; air conditioner disease
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases