|Document ID (ISN)||102288|
|Convention or series no.
||INRS ED 112
||Gloves against chemical hazards
||Des gants contre les risques chimiques [in French]|
||Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ (INRS), 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris cedex 14, France, Oct. 2003. 4p. Illus. 2 ref.
||There are constant risks in many workplaces from burns, skin diseases, skin irritation and even poisoning through skin absorption. Consequently, the use of protective gloves plays an important role in overall prevention efforts. This safety information sheet recalls a few basic definitions and provides the key elements enabling persons responsible for prescribing the use of these gloves or for their purchase to make effective use of the information provided by manufacturers. Contents: types of gloves (thickness, shape, composition); resistance criteria; hazard evaluation and constraints of the job; selection of appropriate gloves; glove use and care.
||protective gloves; elastomers; chemical products; skin absorption; harmful substances; France
||allergens; description of equipment; irritants; polyvinyl acetate; fluorinated organic compounds; polyvinyl chloride; safety guides; nitrile rubber; neoprene; latex; selection of equipment; hazard evaluation; data sheet; butyl rubber
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Hand and arm protection