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Document ID (ISN)60885
CIS number 93-1436
Year 1963
Convention or series no.
Title Law No.292 of 5 March 1963 concerning compulsory tetanus vaccination [Italy]
Original title L. 5.3.1963, n.292 - Vaccinazione antitetanica obbligatoria [in Italian]
Bibliographic information In: Zucchetti R., Igiene del lavoro e prevenzione delle malattie professionali, Buffetti Editore, Via Sud Africa 29, 00144 Roma, Italy, 1987 (ISBN 88-19-48201-0, price: ITL 60,000), p.357-364. Also in: Gazzetta ufficiale, 27 Mar. 1963, No.83.
Abstract Vaccination against tetanus becomes obligatory for workers in specified occupations with an increased risk of infection (in particular, for workers in agriculture, for workers exposed to animals, for dustmen, for those engaged in road construction and repair, for those in the building trades, for garbage workers and for workers engaged in paper and cardboard manufacturing). Also included are: Presidential Decree No.1301 of 7.9.1965, relating to the implementation of the original law; Law No.419 of 20.3.1968, and Ministerial Decrees of 22.3.1975 and of 16.9.1975 extending the scope of professions covered (tanners, common labourers, miners, brick-makers, railway workers, woodworkers, metalworkers, seafarers and workers in harbours).
Descriptors (primary) tetanus; vaccination; Italy
Descriptors (secondary) paper and cardboard converting industry; refuse collection; animals; harbours; construction industry; rail transport; law; metalworking industry; agriculture; woodworking industry; tanning industry; mining and quarrying; sea transport
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases