|Document ID (ISN)||107941|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet INDG233(rev1)
Health and Safety Executive
||Preventing contact dermatitis at work
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2007. 6p. Illus.
||08-0265.pdf [in English]
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg233.pdf [in English]
||Aimed at workers, this leaflet explains that contact dermatitis can be caused by contact with a wide range of substances including detergents, toiletries, chemicals and even some natural products. While it can concern all parts of the body, the hands are most commonly affected. Contents: definition and description of contact dermatitis; high risk-jobs and workplaces (health care personnel, hairdressers, printers, cleaners, metal workers); prevention (substitution, automation, enclosure, protective gloves); legal aspects (compliance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH, see CIS 03-1023). Replaces CIS 06-6.
||United Kingdom; eczema; skin protection; safe working methods; risk factors
||detergents; safety guides; responsibilities of employers; printing industry; legal aspects; skin creams; natural products and substances; cutting fluids; cleaning; chemical products; hand; substitution; health care personnel; hairdressing; metalworking industry; medical supervision; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; protective gloves
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology