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Document ID (ISN)41552
CIS number 84-387
ISSN - Serial title 0003-4878 - Annals of Occupational Hygiene
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ager B.P., Tickner J.A.
Title The control of microbiological hazards associated with air-conditioning and ventilation systems
Bibliographic information 1983, Vol.27, No.4, p.341-358. Illus. 40 ref.
Abstract A review article dealing with humidifier fever and legionnaires' disease. Occurrences and possible aetiology of the diseases are described. Their control in the workplace is discussed under the headings: building services systems, including ventilation systems, humidifiers; cooling towers and evaporative condensers (including large refrigeration plants and air-conditioning systems); building aerodynamics; preventive measures (control of microbiological contamination at the design stage, preventive maintenance, chemical treatment of cooling water).
Descriptors (primary) bacterial diseases; legionellosis; ventilation systems; cooling systems; air conditioner disease
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; aerodynamics; aetiology; safety by design; preventive maintenance; air humidification; buildings
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses
Ventilation
Bacterial and parasitic diseases