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Document ID (ISN)76045
CIS number 01-258
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Benbrik E., Dômont A.
Title Legal aspects of vaccination in occupational medicine in 1998
Original title Aspects jurisprudentiels et réglementaires de la vaccination en médecine du travail en 1998 [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1999, Vol.60, No.1, p.1-12. 8 ref.
Abstract Occupational physicians in France may in the future be responsible for prescribing (as they are currently for administering) vaccinations. Since the Hédreul judgment (25 February 1997), legal practice has modified the physician's duty to inform and has put the burden of proof on the physician. This reversal may lead to a changing relationship between workers and occupational physicians, making the French system similar to that prevailing in the United States.
Descriptors (primary) France; criminal liability; industrial physicians; vaccination
Descriptors (secondary) influenza; responsibilities of employers; injection injuries; case law; biological hazards; legislation; infectious hepatitis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Criminal liability in OSH
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)