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Document ID (ISN)74611
CIS number 00-395
ISBN(s) 84-7425-546-5
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A., Guardino Solá X.
Title Working conditions in health care centres
Original title Condiciones de trabajo en centros sanitarios [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2000. 529p. Illus. 194 ref.
Abstract This publication consists of a compilation of theoretical and practical knowledge concerning the prevention of occupational diseases and accidents in health care centres. Main topics: occupational health and safety organization; exposure to chemicals; anaesthetic gases; ethylene oxide (sterilization); cytostatic agents; disinfectants; ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; biological agents; nosocomial (hospital-based) infections; waste management; ergonomics; physical workload; psychosocial factors (stress, shift work or night work); electrical hazards; fire protection; emergency plans; occupational medicine (medical surveillance, organization of first aid services).
Descriptors (primary) plant safety and health organization; health services
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; occupational medicine; legal aspects; Spain; non-ionizing radiation; inhalation anaesthetics; cytostatic drugs; fire; ethylene oxide; infectious diseases; toxic substances; psychology and sociology; ergonomics; manuals; disinfectants; backache; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; emergency organization; waste disposal; stress factors; biological hazards; dangerous substances
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services