|Document ID (ISN)||109160|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
|Convention or series no.
||May 2008, Vol.26, No.5, p.55-58. Illus. 12 ref.
||Cleaning is generally regarded as a task carried out by women. In the United Kingdom, 84% of the 537,000 employed in cleaning are female and, about 70% work part-time. This article reviews the hazards and risks faced by cleaners, and outlines the need for proper training, maintenance of equipment and appropriate, comfortable clothing.
||United Kingdom; dermatitis; domestic and related helpers, cleaners; women; risk factors
||noise; vibration; clothing; respiratory diseases; infectious hepatitis; musculoskeletal diseases; safety and health training; ladders; manual handling; chemical products; preventive maintenance; needle-stick injuries; immunodeficiency syndrome
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)