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Document ID (ISN)64287
CIS number 95-524
Year 1995
Convention or series no. CNA 2869/27.f SUVA 2869/27.d
Author(s) Jost M., Rüegger M., Gutzwiller A., Reber E.
Title Occupational disease prevention in clinical laboratories
Original title Verhütung von Berufskrankheiten in diagnostisch-mikrobiologischen Laboratorien [in German]
Prévention des maladies professionnelles dans les laboratoires de microbiologie diagnostique [in French]
Bibliographic information Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Abteilung Arbeitsmedizin, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Jan. 1995. 50p. Illus. 54 ref.
Abstract Contents of this brochure on the prevention of occupational diseases in clinical laboratories: health risks for personnel; technical preventive measures of infectious diseases; work organization procedures to prevent infectious diseases; medical measures concerning clinical laboratories personnel; disposal of contaminated material; prevention of other occupational diseases; insurance legislation. Appendices: distribution of work procedures and of microorganisms according to risk; safety enclosures.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; laboratories; biological hazards; safety and health engineering; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust hoods; disposal of harmful waste; Switzerland; classification systems; waste disposal; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; microorganisms
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards