|Document ID (ISN)||60944|
|Convention or series no.
||The work environment. Volume 2. Healthcare, laboratories and biosafety
||Lewis Pubishers Inc., 121 South Main Street, Chelsea, Michigan 48118, USA, 1993. xii, 351p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 44.00.
||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.
||laboratories; biological hazards; chemical hazards; health care personnel
||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
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases