|Document ID (ISN)||103079|
|Convention or series no.
||Preventing skin rash in construction work
||Occupational Health Department, Ministry of Manpower, 18 Havelock Road, #05-01, Singapore 059764, Republic of Singapore, [c2004]. 2p. Illus.
||http://www.mom.gov.sg/MOM/OHD/Publications/1877_factID.pdf [in English]
||In the construction sector in Singapore, 47 workers had occupational skin problems during 2001 and 31 during 2002. This information sheet provides basic guidance on the prevention of skin rashes caused by cement, epoxy resins, thinners, fibreglass and oil. The responsibilities of supervisors and managers with respect to the supply of personal protective equipment, providing washing facilities, ensuring safe work practices and informing workers of the hazards of working with cement, are highlighted.
||responsibilities of employers; Singapore; safe working methods; construction industry; skin eruption
||occupational hygiene; protective gloves; epoxy resins; glass fibre; safety guides; cement; washing facilities; thinners; information of personnel; cement dermatitis
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Singapore|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Construction industry and civil engineering