|Document ID (ISN)||103626|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
|Convention or series no.
||INRS ED 118
||Proctective gloves in the health care sector
||Gants de protection pour les mÚtiers de santÚ [in French]|
||May 2004, No.640, insert 4p. Illus. 5 ref.
||http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/61D6621BDA9647D8C1256EC3004DCE4B/$FILE/visu.html?OpenElement [in French]
||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.
||protective gloves; France; safe working methods; biological hazards; health care personnel
||allergens; data sheet; selection of equipment; latex
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Hand and arm protection
Health care services