|Document ID (ISN)||63293|
|Convention or series no.
||NOHSC: 2010 (1993)
NOHSC: 6001 (1993)
NOHSC: 6003 (1990)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
||Human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B and the workplace
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Nov. 1993. vii, 65p. 71 ref.
||These two consensus statements provide advice on education and policies regarding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B in the workplace. The code of practice provides guidelines for health care workers and others at risk of the transmission of these diseases. Contents: definitions; employee consultation; mode of transmission of HIV and hepatitis B; control program for the prevention of transmission; risk identification and assessment; risk control (engineering controls, safe work practices, information and training, personal protective equipment); monitoring and evaluation; provision of first aid; management of employee exposures to blood or body fluids.
||Australia; infectious diseases; health care personnel; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; infectious hepatitis
||disinfection of equipment; contagion; implementation of control measures; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; safe working methods; immunization; replaced; directive; personal protective equipment
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
|Broad subject area(s)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)