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Document ID (ISN)76472
CIS number 01-424
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) R÷cher W.
Title Skin protection and care
Original title Protecciˇn y cuidados de la piel [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2000, Vol.20, No.79, p.25-35. Illus.
Abstract Occupational skin diseases can be avoided if the employer adopts a plan of specific measures aimed at protecting the skin before work starts and providing proper care at the end of the working day. Such an approach has two advantages: it ensures that workers have a healthy skin, and it costs little in comparison with curative measures in the event of lesions. Following a brief introduction on the structure and functions of the skin, preventive measures to be adopted and various types of topics for skin care and protection are presented. Advice for implementing a skin protection plan within the enterprise is also included.
Descriptors (primary) plant health organization; skin protection; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; physiology of skin; information of personnel; barrier creams; skin cleansers; personal hygiene
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Skin protection
Occupational health services