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Document ID (ISN)59930
CIS number 93-426
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Merkblatt M 322
Title Ethylene oxide handling in hospital
Original title Ethylenoxid im Krankenhaus [in German]
Bibliographic information Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Abteilung für Unfallverhütung und Berufskrankheitenbekämpfung, Adalbert-Stifter-Strasse 65, 1200 Wien, Austria, 1990. 12p. Illus.
Abstract Safety guide intended to hospital workers handling ethylene oxide. Contents: identification and hazard classification, chemical and toxicological properties, sterilisation processes, safe work practices, periodic control and maintenance of the installations, storage of containers, fire prevention, first aid.
Descriptors (primary) Austria; ethylene oxide; training material; hospitals; disinfectants
Descriptors (secondary) limitation of exposure; safety guides; data sheet; first aid
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceAustria
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Ethers
Ethylene oxide
Health care services