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Document ID (ISN)59024
CIS number 92-2051
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Arias Díaz V., Archanco López-Pelegrín C., Montes Ramos M.
Title Health education. A strategy for the control of biological risks in hospital workers and of nosocomial infection
Original title La educación sanitaria. Una estrategia en el control del riesgo biológico de los trabajadores hospitalarios y de la infección nosocomial [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1992, Vol.39, No.155, p.3-20. 18 ref.
Abstract A training programme on health education was carried out in a penal hospital in Spain with a view to the control and prevention of hospital infections and accidents. Courses were designed and given to various categories of workers with potential exposure to infection: sanitary assistants, clinical assistants, guards and cleaning staff. The programme was evaluated through a survey of the working processes and a questionnaire survey. The results showed that working processes were standardised and safety and health measures improved after the course.
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; infection control; safety and health training; biological hazards; prison services; hospitals
Descriptors (secondary) occupational diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
OSH training
Health care services
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Biological hazards