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Document ID (ISN)65159
CIS number 95-1894
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
Title Infectious disease control
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, no date. 11 leaflets (48p.).
Abstract These 11 fact sheets describe safe work practices for the control of infectious diseases in a variety of occupations: accident and emergency departments; anaesthetic procedures; clinical laboratories; contract cleaners; dentistry; emergency response workers; midwifery services and obstetric procedures; operating theatres; police; post-mortem procedures; prison officers. They should be read in conjunction with the National Code of Practice for Health Care Workers and Other People at Risk of the Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B in the Workplace.
Descriptors (primary) laboratories; Australia; infectious diseases; infection control; prison services; dental services; hospitals; police forces; health services
Descriptors (secondary) infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; information of personnel; safe working methods; data sheet; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Health care services
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Bacterial and parasitic diseases