Guide to the prevention of exposure to anaesthetic gases among healthcare professionals

Type of item
MS information
Country
Franza
Year of publication
1997

French

Description

The technical document provides advice on minimising the exposure of healthcare workers to anaesthetic gases in operating theatres or postoperative units. It provides information on occupational exposure limit values, methods for assessing risks and informs about applicable legislation. 

Other data

Sector / Industry covered
Attivitajiet marbuta mas-saħħa umana
Provider
Provider name (English)
Cramif — Health Insurance of Ile-de-France
Provider name (Original)
Cramif - Assurance Maladie d’Ile-de-France
Tasks covered
Medical and Dental Services
Biological hazard
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state
Gases
Vapours
Hazard - health effects
Toxic substances
Exposure route
Inhalation
Prevention measures
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target group
Managers
Occupational health physician
Safety officers
Workers