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Document ID (ISN)53037
CIS number 90-79
Year 1989
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.89-108
Title Prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis 'B' virus
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, Feb. 1989. 14p. Bibl.
Abstract This curriculum guide, or course of study, is designed to meet the training and education needs of public safety and emergency medical workers who may be exposed on the job to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV). This curriculum guide is based on US federal guidelines for preventing occupational transmission or spreading of HIV and HBV among worker groups. These include public safety workers (fire service, law enforcement, and correctional facility personnel) and emergency-medical workers (emergency-medical technicians and paramedics).
Descriptors (primary) USA; infectious hepatitis; training material; health care personnel; immunodeficiency syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; training course
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
HIV/AIDS
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Viral diseases (other than aids)