Prevention Guidelines for Infection-associated funeral directors in Korea

안치실 및 염습실 종사자의 감염예방 가이드라인 연구

Hwang, Kyu-Sung;Jin, Jung-Yu;Kim, Jeong-Lae

  • Received : 2015.05.12
  • Accepted : 2015.10.16
  • Published : 2015.11.30


The importance of disease prevention and risks of infection for funeral workers is present but it has not been studied about disease prevention of funeral workers in Korea. Health cares of funeral workers in Korea live in poor surroundings, because it depends on only effort of Funeral home or workers. And nationwide survey and guideline made for the infection of funeral workers almost do not exist. We propose the guideline about high infectious disease, personal hygiene, physical and spatial management in Korea. We aim to exploit the guidelines in the control, or ideally the eradication, of the disease or infection conditions we are considering. This guidelines contain a guide to funeral director's control procedures and equipment for infectious disease.


Disease prevention;Infection;Funeral workers;Funeral home;Guideline


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