|Document ID (ISN)||74757|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
|Convention or series no.
||Leprince A., Dornier G.
||Biological hazards in the work environment
||Risques biologiques en milieu de travail [in French]|
||Oct. 1999, No.589, 4p. Insert. Illus. 12 ref.
||In France, an estimated 1.2 million workers are exposed to biological hazards at work. This information sheet summarizes the current state of knowledge with respect to the prevention of biological hazards. Topics covered: risks of infection from biological agents; carcinogenicity of some biological agents; preventive action (risk assessment, identification of hazards, containment, vaccination); occupations at risk from exposure to blood; infection risks in medical laboratories; biological hazards in effluent treatment plants; research; training; French and European regulations.
||occupational hygiene; France; biological hazards; infectious diseases; contagion
||carcinogens; water treatment; European Communities; test laboratories; limitation of exposure; data sheet; hazard evaluation; legislation; vaccination; biological and medical tests; containment
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases