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Document ID (ISN)54608
CIS number 90-1726
ISBN(s) 0-660-13328-8 (Eng); 0-660-92755-1 (fr)
Year 1989
Convention or series no. CCOHS/CCHST 89-21E/F
Author(s) Bertolini R.
Title AIDS - A summary of the occupational health concern
Original title SIDA - Un résumé des risques sur le plan professionnel [in French]
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 2nd ed., 1989. 8p. 14 ref.
Abstract This document outlines the causes and transmission of AIDS, how it affects the body and how the disease is recognised. Occupational groups risking exposure to the AIDS virus are listed along with appropriate preventive measures. Statistics are given for predicted new AIDS cases in Canada by end 1993.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; hazard evaluation; immunodeficiency syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) contagion; statistics; data sheet; high-risk groups; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation