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Document ID (ISN)67469
CIS number 96-1884
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1996
Convention or series no. DMT 66 TD 74
Author(s) Abiteboul D., Leprince A., Carruel F., Fleury L., Forestie-Auter A.F., Joly N., Neuville K., Patey O.
Title Blood-borne infections. Occupational risks and prevention
Original title Infections transmissibles par le sang. Risques professionnels et prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1996, No.66, p.131-147.
Abstract Report on the 1st colloquium organized by the International Section on the Prevention of Occupational Risks in Health Services of the International Association of Social Security on the prevention of blood-borne infections (Paris, France, 8-9 June 1995). Organized to survey the most recent scientific knowledge obtained from cases, this meeting attracted medical experts from various fields (occupational physicians, OSH and infection specialists, hygienists, nurses, laboratory technicians, etc.), researchers, university professors, manufacturers and equipment designers, health care institution managers, etc. Main topics: epidemiological data: prevalence of major blood-borne infections; HIV occupational contaminations; work-related hepatitis B and C; infections by other pathogens (including non conventional agents and prions); exposure risk factors (surgery, obstetrics, gynaecology; laboratories; odontology, dental medicine; home care services; other exposed occupations (garbage workers, cleaners, workers in city cleaning and hygiene services, sewage workers, workers in funeral homes and penitentiary institutions, etc.)); waste disposal; vaccination; procedure in case of accident and compensation; risk assessment and control.
Descriptors (primary) blood; infectious diseases; hazard evaluation; safety and health engineering; virus diseases
Descriptors (secondary) ISSA; conference; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Risk evaluation
Bacterial and parasitic diseases