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Document ID (ISN)104697
CIS number 06-6
Year 2004
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG233
Health and Safety Executive
Title Preventing dermatitis at work - Advice for employers and employees
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1996 (reprinted with amendments 2004). 11 p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet explains the causes of occupational dermatitis, highlights industries with the highest risk, and describes duties of employers and employees. Precautionary measures include identification of substances likely to cause dermatitis, selection of alternative chemicals or processes, and use of protective clothing and skin creams. Legal requirements are outlined. Replaces CIS 97-598.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; skin protection; dermatitis
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; medical supervision; safety guides; barrier creams; information of personnel; replaced
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin protection
Skin diseases