|Document ID (ISN)||60175|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||The occupational zoonoses
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1993. viii, 32p. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
||Details are given of 17 zoonoses. Information provided includes: name of disease and responsible organism; animals carrying the organism; incidence; hazard to humans; means of transmission; occupations and activities at risk; means of control; clinical diagnosis; immunisation; legislation relating to notification of the disease. An introductory chapter outlines general regulatory requirements for hazard assessment, prevention and control, health surveillance and supply of information to employees. The diseases considered are: anthrax; bovine tuberculosis; brucellosis; cryptosporidiosis; hantavirus disease; hydatid disease (echinococcosis); leptospirosis (Weil's disease and cattle form); Lyme disease; Newcastle disease; orf; ovine chlamydiosis; psittacosis; Q fever; rabies; ringworm; Streptococcosis suis. A list of occupations with associated zoonosis hazards is appended.
||occupational diseases; infection control; zoonoses; United Kingdom
||Weil's disease; immunization; microorganisms; Lyme disease; tuberculosis of animal origin; contagion; Q fever; streptococcal infections; anthrax; brucellosis; leptospirosis; echinococcosis; microsporosis; psittacosis; rabies; ecthyma contagiosum; hazard evaluation; health hazards; notification of occupational diseases; Newcastle disease
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)