|Document ID (ISN)||69546|
|Convention or series no.
||Alvarez de Davila E., Nilsson M.
||Microorganisms in the working environment
||Mikroorganismer i arbetsmiljön [in Swedish]|
||Arbetarskyddsnämnden, Box 3208, 103 64 Stockholm, Sweden, 1997. 64p. Illus. 45 ref.
||This textbook describes the occurrence and exposure levels of microorganisms and their toxins in different working environments (primarily in industry). It gives a brief description of different symptoms and diseases (respiratory diseases, allergies, reduction in lung functions) caused by microorganisms and in which kind of work these effects might occur. An outline of contemporary sampling and analytical methods is given. Sampling strategy, analytical equipment, sources of error and the advantages and disadvantages of the methods are described. Appropriate preventive measures are recommended for different working environments.
||Sweden; training material; biological hazards; microorganisms
||moulds; mycotoxins; acarids; sampling and analysis; bacterial toxins; training manuals; limitation of exposure; bacteria
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)