|Document ID (ISN)||77196|
|Convention or series no.
||IDICT Série Informação Técnica 10
||Sousa J.P., Franco M.H., Rodrigues M.A., dos Santos M., Reis F.
||Hazards due to biological agents - Prevention manual
||Riscos dos agentes biológicos - Manual de prevenção [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, Oct. 1999. 405p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
||This manual provides technical information on the risks from exposure to biological agents in various occupational sectors. It also surveys the prevention measures for improving safety, hygiene and health conditions that need to be implemented at work sites where biological agents are handled or produced. Separate chapters cover: legislation in Portugal and methods for risk evaluation; metabolism of different organs in the body; action of biological agents on the organism; biological hazards in certain industries (research and clinical laboratories, hospitals and other health-care establishments, the food industry, in the fishing industry, in the transport and elimination of wastes, in water treatment centres); biological agents (fungi) in workplace air.
||Portugal; microorganisms; training material; biological hazards; safety and health training; fungi
||refuse collection; safety guides; parasitic diseases; Staphylococcus; listeriosis; contagion; infectious diseases; dysentery; paratyphoid fever; infectious hepatitis; aerosols; immunodeficiency syndrome; manuals; training manuals; emergency-treatment organization; hazard evaluation; health care personnel; safe working methods; legislation; food industry; classification; sewage treatment; physiology; laboratory work
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Viral diseases (other than aids)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases