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Document ID (ISN)103626
CIS number 04-601
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2004
Convention or series no. INRS ED 118
Author(s) Balty I.
Title Proctective gloves in the health care sector
Original title Gants de protection pour les mÚtiers de santÚ [in French]
Bibliographic information May 2004, No.640, insert 4p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/61D6621BDA9647D8C1256EC3004DCE4B/$FILE/visu.html?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract In health care settings, using gloves that are suited to the task contributes to the safety of both health care staff and their patients. Consequently, one needs to understand the advantages and limitations of the various types of gloves and their constituent materials. This practical safety information sheet presents the regulations and standards that apply to protective gloves, together with good practices for their use. Contents: types of gloves; efficiency of gloves with respect to protecting against biological hazards; good practices in the use of gloves. In boxes: materials used in glove manufacture; prevention of allergies; regulations and standards.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; France; safe working methods; biological hazards; health care personnel
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; data sheet; selection of equipment; latex
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hand and arm protection
Health care services
Biological hazards