|Document ID (ISN)||55337|
||0-660-13572-8 (Eng); 0-660-92970-8 (fr)
|Convention or series no.
||Hepatitis B - A summary of the occupational health concern
||L'hépatite B - Résumé des risques sur le plan professionnel [in French]|
||Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 2nd ed., Mar. 1990. 8p. 11 ref.
||Hepatitis B is a serious occupational concern for workers who may be exposed to blood or certain body fluids. Topics covered in this document: description of the disease and its effects; transmission of the virus via blood, saliva and other body fluids; occupational groups at risk; recognition and treatment of the disease; prevention of the spread of Hepatitis B in the workplace by infection control and immunisation measures..
||Canada; biological hazards; health hazards; infectious hepatitis
||contagion; symptoms; virus diseases; data sheet; high-risk groups; immunization; infection control
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)