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Document ID (ISN)109852
CIS number 09-832
ISBN(s) 1-85998-045-2
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Packham C.
Title Essentials of occupational skin management
Bibliographic information The Limited Edition Press, 633 Liverpool Road, Southport, PR8 3NG, United Kingdom, 1998. xi, 454p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 30.00.
Abstract This guide is aimed at all persons involved in the prevention of ill health due to workplace skin exposure. Contents: dermatological engineering; legislation and the skin at work; skin as a barrier; occupational skin disease; occupations giving rise to occupational skin diseases; risk assessment for non-respiratory hazards; exposure control through engineering; exposure control through protective equipment; selection and use of gloves; barrier creams; skin care; cross infection and the skin; creating an effective skin management system; investigating problems at work; technology and skin management.
Descriptors (primary) skin diseases; skin protection; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; skin creams; microorganisms; barrier creams; physiology of skin; personal protective equipment; glossary; skin absorption
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin protection
Skin diseases