|Document ID (ISN)||55865|
|Convention or series no.
||WHO AIDS Series 7
League of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
||Guidelines on AIDS and first aid in the workplace
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1990. iii, 12p. Annex. Price: CHF 4.00; USD 3.20.
||This booklet presents concise guidelines on the precautions that should be followed in order to protect first-aid workers from contracting HIV infection following the administration of first-aid measures in the workplace. The guidelines contain general information on the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and specific information on risks associated with first-aid treatment of injured employees. The book concludes with a consensus statement on AIDS and the workplace, including advice on the development of employment policies.
||first-aid training; WHO; first aid; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; workplaces
||ILO; infectious diseases; safety guides; safety and health training; virus diseases
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
Viral diseases (other than aids)
First aid and emergency organization
Bacterial and parasitic diseases