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Document ID (ISN)64371
CIS number 95-1129
ISBN(s) 0-948237-22-8
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Collins C.H.
Title Blood-borne diseases in the workplace - Pocket guide
Bibliographic information Genium Publishing Corporation, 1 Genium Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12304-4690, USA, Sep. 1994. 47p. Illus. 21 ref. Available from: H and H Scientific Consultants Ltd., P.O. Box MT27, Leeds LS17 8QP, United Kingdom. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract Contents of this guide: causes and nature of blood-borne diseases (hepatitis, AIDS); risk factors (causes of infection in the workplace, workers at risk); precautions (personal protective equipment, safe work practices); vaccination, immunization and blood tests; emergency procedures; disposal and disinfection of equipment; legal protection.
Descriptors (primary) infectious diseases; virus diseases; health care personnel; health services; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; disinfection of equipment; hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; first aid; safety guides; safe working methods; legislation; immunization; vaccination; glossary; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases