Occupational guide: care facilities and home care

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Estland
Estonian
2013

Beskrivning

The guide provides an overview of some of the most common occupational safety and health problems in home care and care facilities. It deals with different issues concerning dangerous substances, such as visiting houses that contain asbestos, exposure to irritants as a result of cleaning work, and desinfection and the biological risks. There is also a section for young workers, pregnant workers and nursing staff.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Öppna sociala insatser
Provider: 
Working life portal
Tasks covered: 
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Contact with Humans or Animals
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Infection
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers
Workers

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