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Document ID (ISN)60944
CIS number 93-1585
ISBN(s) 0-87371-392-3
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hansen D.J.
Title The work environment. Volume 2. Healthcare, laboratories and biosafety
Bibliographic information Lewis Pubishers Inc., 121 South Main Street, Chelsea, Michigan 48118, USA, 1993. xii, 351p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 44.00.
Abstract This manual discusses occupational hazards which may be encountered by laboratory or healthcare workers. Contents: laboratory and clinical environments (the laboratory safety standard; working with biohazards; research laboratory ventilation systems); healthcare provider exposures (occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, HBV and HIV; resurgence and control of tuberculosis; occupational health hazards in the dental office); laboratory spills and medical waste disposal; glossary. Appendices include the texts of relevant standards and recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; biological hazards; chemical hazards; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; x-rays; disinfection of equipment; local exhaust; tuberculosis; microorganisms; infectious diseases; work posture; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; manuals; exhaust ventilation; personal protective equipment; containment of spills; dental services; glossary; comment on standard; disposal of harmful waste
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases