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Document ID (ISN)55236
CIS number 91-322
ISBN(s) 0-905927-23-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Occupational Hygiene Monograph No.17
Author(s) Collins C.H., Grange J.M.
Title The microbiological hazards of occupations
Bibliographic information Science Reviews Ltd. and H & H Scientific Consultants Ltd., P.O. Box MT27, Leeds LS17 8QP, United Kingdom, 1990. 134p. Illus. 38 ref.
Abstract Topics covered in this book: descriptions of various types of microorganisms and methods of identification; host defence mechanisms, allergies, vaccination and immunisation; sources and routes of occupational infections and descriptions of job-associated diseases; respiratory allergies associated with microorganisms; safe working practices; sterilisation and disinfection of microbiological waste; microbiological monitoring; microbiological hazards of air conditioning, plumbing and humidifying systems; food-borne illnesses; working in controlled or sterile environments; use of microorganisms in industry; hazards and benefits of genetic engineering; personal protection; legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; biological hazards; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; allergic respiratory disorders; bacteria; viruses; protozoa; clean rooms; zoonoses; autoimmunization; allergies; infectious diseases; legionellosis; air conditioner disease; genetic engineering; immunodeficiency syndrome; personal hygiene; safe working methods; legislation; immunization; vaccination; food contamination; biotechnology industry; workplace monitoring
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Biotechnology industry
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases