|Document ID (ISN)||65492|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
|Convention or series no.
||Improving working conditions - Workplace AIDS policies
||Pour une amélioration des conditions de travail - Une politique-SIDA dans l'entreprise [in French]|
||1995, Vol.56, No.5, p.359-368. Illus. 60 ref.
||Main issues dealt with in this review of current knowledge on workplace AIDS and on the relevance of the implementation of an AIDS policy in companies: Should a company institute an AIDS policy? Do carriers of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) threaten the health of their colleagues, customers or that of their own? Disclosure of the serological status of workers has serious socio-economic consequences. Is it possible to prevent involuntary unemployment of HIV-infected workers or to workers having AIDS who otherwise accomplish their duties? What are the essential elements of a workplace AIDS policy? What are the ethical issues to be considered in developing an AIDS policy?
||plant health organization; occupational medicine; immunodeficiency syndrome; occupational safety and health
||labour-management relations; infectious diseases; virus diseases; pre-employment medical examinations; discriminatory practices; ethics; medico-legal aspects
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Occupational health services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases