|Document ID (ISN)||74611|
|Convention or series no.
||Hernández Calleja A., Guardino Solá X.
||Working conditions in health care centres
||Condiciones de trabajo en centros sanitarios [in Spanish]|
||Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2000. 529p. Illus. 194 ref.
||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).
||plant safety and health organization; health services
||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
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services