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principles and general procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of workers

statement from the 1978 Stockholm meeting of the ICRP.

by International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 4.

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPublications -- 28., Annals of the ICRP -- 2/1.
The Physical Object
Pagination(4), v, 22p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20963347M
ISBN 100080226361

Emergency planning for construction sites is crucial, as construction sites are one of the most high-risk workplaces anywhere in the world. The exposure of the workers to all sorts of dangerous elements – height, debris, hazardous materials, electrical equipment – all make it necessary for companies to ensure that the safety and health of their workers are attended to. Environment, Health and Safety Estes Drive Campus Box # Chapel Hill, NC Phone: Contact EHS Staff.

  exposures to infectious aerosols. The fundamental objective of any biosafety program is to reduce or eliminate exposure of laboratory workers and the outside environment to potentially harmful biological agents. The most important element of safety in a cell culture laboratory is the strict adherence. for handling an emergency situation. This flipchart is designed to help the user handle emergency situations: ♦ The first section, Topical Index, is an alphabetical listing of all topics contained in this flipchart. ♦ The second section, General Emergency Guidelines, provides general guidance and.

Handling a) All pesticide products must be shipped and stored in adequate containers with clearly identifiable labels in the local language showing content, expiration date, health hazards and first aid measures in case of accidental exposure or ingestion. d) Pesticides must not be directly applied to streams, ponds, lakes, or other surface water.   General hygiene behaviour of workers during pesticide use can also have substantial impact on exposure. For example, workers who avoid mixing and spraying during windy conditions can reduce the exposure. Proper use and maintenance of protective clothing are considered important behaviours associated with reduced chemical exposures.


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Principles and general procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of workers by International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 4. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Principles and general procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of workers: a report of Committee 4 of the International Commission on Radiological Protection.

[International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 4.;]. Health surveillance of workers and the management of overexposed individuals are considered. This report updates ICRP Publication 28 with respect to principles and procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of workers, and, by laying out the principles of monitoring for external radiation, completely replaces ICRP Publication   The Principles and General Procedures for Handling Emergency and Accidental Exposures of Workers.

ICRP Publication Annals of the ICRP 2(1), Pergamon Press, Oxford. Uebers. von: The Principles and general procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of workers. Description: 35 Seiten: Illustrationen ; 23 cm: Series Title: Veröffentlichungen der Internationalen Strahlenschutzkommission, ; Other Titles: Principles and general procedures for handling emergency and accidental exposures of.

CDC: Emergency Needlestick Information also provides immediate access to treatment protocols following blood exposures involving HIV, HBV and HCV, including the Clinicians' Post Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPline) at   Workers can be protected from exposures to hazardous drugs through engineering and administrative controls, and proper protective equipment.

If you have any questions regarding hazardous drugs please submit them to Email CDC-INFO or call. General Principles for the Radiation Protection of Workers: Principles for Handling Emergency and Accidental Exposures of Workers: ICRP Publication • ICRP Publication 52 (p.p.

i-v)-At end of book • Journal of the Society for Radiological Protection,Vol. 7, No. 4, p.p. Prudent execution of experiments requires not only sound judgment and an accurate assessment of the risks involved in the laboratory, but also the selection of appropriate work practices to reduce risk and protect the health and safety of trained laboratory personnel as well as the public and the environment.

Chapter 4 provides specific guidelines for evaluating the hazards and assessing the. General Principles 1. Minimize All Chemical Exposures and Risks Because few laboratory chemicals are without hazards, general precautions for handling all laboratory chemicals should be adopted.

In addition to these general guidelines, specific guidelines for chemicals that are used frequently or are particularly hazardous should be adopted. Eleven laboratory workers and 2 autopsy personnel with high-risk exposure to F. tularensis received PEP with doxycycline ( mg twice daily for 14 days), with no resulting infections.

To minimize the risk of exposure of laboratory workers, any suspicion about infection with a high-risk pathogen should be immediately communicated to the laboratory. Accidental release measures lists emergency procedures; protective equipment; proper methods of containment and cleanup.

Handling and storage lists precautions for safe handling and storage, including incompatibilities. Exposure controls/personal protection lists OSHA's Permissible Exposure Limits. Decontamination area workers should wear appropriate PPE. See the PPE section of this card for detailed information.

A solution of detergent and water (which should have a pH value of at least 8 but should not exceed a pH value of ) should be available for use in decontamination procedures.

General Principles for Handling Occupational Exposures to HIV Each incident of occupational exposure to potentially infectious blood or fluids (i.e., those requiring universal precautions) should be treated as a medical emergency because certain interventions that may be appropriate must be initiated promptly to be effective.

• Comply with the procedures outlined below and with department- or site-specific procedures related to handling hazardous drugs.

• Report any exposures (skin or eye contact or inhalation of an aerosol or dust) to their supervisors and Employee Occupational Health and Wellness.

Workers who show signs of allergies previous to employment are more likely to develop animal-induced asthma. Most reactions in technicians handling animals are due to exposures to small animals (rodents) on contact during feeding, cleaning, dosing, sacrifice, surgery, and body fluid collection.

Emergency oxygen may be beneficial following exposure to chemicals that interfere with the body getting the necessary levels of oxygen to sustain life and health, including chemicals that: Displace oxygen in the air, reducing the amount of oxygen available for breathing (e.g., helium, argon, methane, carbon dioxide or nitrogen).

re of Workers in Planned Exposure in the event of accidental exposures Identify need for additional controls and procedures to reduce exposures if necessary.

Monitoring programmes -1 To be set up by employer in consultation with appointed Qualified Expert. Federal guidance reports are used by federal and state agencies in developing radiation radiationEnergy given off as either particles or rays. protection regulations and standards to protect the American public from harmful effects of radiation.

EPA's federal guidance authority allows EPA to provide advice to federal agencies about radiation matters directly or indirectly affecting public health. of occupational exposure, referring to the expert information network as required (see attachment 1). This should include: • information about the exposure - date and time of the exposure - type of exposure including blood or body fluid involved • information about the source person - the BBV status of the source individual.

Reporting accidents, incidents and diseases. The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) require employers, or in certain circumstances others who control or manage the premises, to report to the relevant enforcing authority and keep records of.

Administrative controls include restricting access to contaminated areas, limiting the total time workers are exposed, and establishing housekeeping procedures to control exposure.

Personal protective equipment includes the use of respirators. *In some cases, however, respirators are the only means to protect workers.STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES ON HANDLING SPILLS OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT CENTRE INTRODUCTION Safety is of utmost importance in our laboratories.

Although work in the laboratory is planned so that exposures to potentially hazardous chemicals will not happen, an accidental spill can happen at any time.The target audience is first level health workers who provide care to children under the age of 5 years.

Physicians and health care workers with more advanced training are referred to the WHO Pocket Book of HospitalCare for Children: Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources ().