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Document ID (ISN)63479
CIS number 94-2110
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jepsen M.
Title Pests and pestilence: The unrecognised hazards of pests
Bibliographic information Sep. 1994, Vol.12, No.9, p.32-34. Illus.
Abstract Problems associated with pest infestations are discussed in terms of bites and stings, allergic reactions, infections, distress and physical dangers. Control measures include: prevention of access through external doors or walls; installation of bird deterrent systems and electric fly killers; maintenance of high standards of cleanliness around the exterior of buildings; regular inspection by pest control contractors.
Descriptors (primary) insects; birds; health hazards; environmental pollution; rodents
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; allergic reactivity; physical hazards; cleaning of workplaces
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Environmental pollution
Animal hazards