ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)73896
CIS number 99-2068
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Warwick R.
Title Good practice in incident reporting: It's in the blood
Bibliographic information Apr. 1999, Vol.17, No.4, p.24-26. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract The U.K. National Blood Service (NBS) which collects, processes, tests and dispatches blood and blood products is required by law to have high standards and to follow "quality" principles. The activities of the NBS are outlined, and the integration of accident and near-miss reporting into the "quality" system principles is described. Topics: biological hazards; blood; health services; immunodeficiency syndrome; infection control; infectious hepatitis; information of personnel; injection injuries; legal aspects; notification of occupational accidents; plant safety and health organization.
Descriptors (primary) blood; notification of occupational accidents; biological hazards; health services; infection control
Descriptors (secondary) injection injuries; legal aspects; information of personnel; immunodeficiency syndrome; plant safety and health organization; infectious hepatitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services
Biological hazards
Reporting of occupational accidents
Notification of accidents and diseases