VETERINARY EMERGENCY SERVICE AND POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO BIOLOGICAL AGENT IN CLUJ COUNTY: BIOSAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT

Cosmin Peștean, Adrian I. Ardelean, Uwe Mueller-Doblies, Dora Tokos

Abstract


The veterinarian from the emergency service is part of the professional group exposed to biological agents harmful to the health. The main types of biological agent can be zoonotic and vector born diseases. The aim of this study is to asses the risk of exposure to them, using Fine & Kinney method, risk matrix, and Sandia Corporation tool. The results underline the fact that veterinarian from the emergency service could be moderate to low exposed at least one biological agent from group 3. The documentation, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the biosafety requirement are necessary for assurance a healthy environment.


Keywords


biosafety, veterinary emergency service, risk, occupational health

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/agrisp.v105i1-2.13032



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