|Document ID (ISN)||55484|
|Convention or series no.
||Viral hazards: H.I.V., hepatitis A, hepatitis B
||Fire Brigades Union, Bradley House, 68 Coombe Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7AE, United Kingdom, 1989. 12p.
||This advice booklet deals with risks of viral infections (human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis A and B viruses) likely to be confronted by fire service personnel in performing its duty. Information covered: viral hazards - precautions for fire service personnel; transmissions of HIV, hepatitis A and B viruses; operational precautions; additional personal precautionary measures; exposure and contamination; decontamination; contaminated equipment; additional essential precautions. Appendices: I - hepatitis virus; II - product information; III - reporting a case of disease; IV - AIDS policy.
||fire services; United Kingdom; training material; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; virus diseases
||personal protective equipment; training manuals
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)