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Document ID (ISN)57513
CIS number 92-327
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Title Workplace prevention and management of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus infections (HIV) - Interim guidelines for schools, day-care
Bibliographic information Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Division, Suite 1000, 330 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z5, Canada, 1987. 22p. 22 ref.
Abstract Part of a series of infection control guidelines to prevent the transmission of AIDS virus (HIV) infection in the community, in institutions and in other workplaces. A definition of AIDS, its cause, symptoms, transmission, risk activities, exposure tests, treatment, preventive measures and education are briefly explained. Specific topics covered for schools, day-care centres: AIDS risk assessment to children, classmates and school staff; risk posed by the school environment to the AIDS-infected child; confidentiality, infection control recommendations; management of possible workplace exposure to the AIDS virus.
Descriptors (primary) immunodeficiency syndrome; safe working methods; day-care centres; educational institutions
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of exposure; children; Canada; Manitoba; symptoms; information of personnel; infection control; hazard evaluation; exposure tests; medical treatment; directive; personal hygiene
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions