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Document ID (ISN)62767
CIS number 94-1415
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
Title National consensus statement on hepatitis B and the workplace
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, 1990. 8p. 4 ref.
Abstract This document provides guidance on workplace policies for the prevention of hepatitis B infection in the workplace. Contents: background information on means of transmission of hepatitis B infections and groups of workers at risk; policy principles for infection control; policy development and implementation; workplace procedures; first aid and disinfection.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; infection control; infectious hepatitis
Descriptors (secondary) disinfection of equipment; contagion; implementation of control measures; directive; safe working methods; vaccination; first aid
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)