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Document ID (ISN)52353
CIS number 89-1724
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Title AIDS and the workplace
Bibliographic information Health Information Centre, 9th floor, Hepburn Block, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M7A IS2, Canada, 1986. 5p.
Abstract Data sheet containing much useful information on AIDS, written for workers with occupations where contact with HIV may occur in the workplace: barbers, hairdressers and other personal service workers; ambulance drivers, police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers; health-care workers, first aiders and others. It also discusses how employers should deal with employees who have AIDS, and the rights of infected people to work under the Ontario Human Rights Code, which prohibits discrimination in employment based on a disabling condition. Special attention is given to the role of trade unions in the education of their members and to help them get accurate information about AIDS.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; immunodeficiency syndrome; Ontario
Descriptors (secondary) virus diseases; hospitals; data sheet; role of workers' organizations; health care personnel
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) HIV/AIDS
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)