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Document ID (ISN)62932
CIS number 94-1474
ISBN(s) 91-7930-136-3
Year 1991
Convention or series no. AFS 1991:2
Title Work with risk of infections [Sweden]
Original title Smittfarligt arbete [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information National Swedish Board of Occupational Safety and Health, Publikationsservice, Box 1300, 171 25 Solna, Sweden, May 1991. 19p.
Abstract Rules applied to work where there is a risk of contamination. The appended safety guide gives advice on how to deal with contamination likely to occur in workplaces. Particularly exposed workers are nursing home staff, rescue staff, hospital staff, people working with children, social workers, workers in refugee services, police, people working with microbiological organisms, workers with animals, and workers in the food industry and industries dealing with biological material.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; biological hazards; infectious diseases; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) laboratories; experimental animals; emergency services; health services; hospitals; first-aid attendants; handling of animals; police forces; law; directive; comment on directive; health care personnel
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases