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Document ID (ISN)105183
CIS number 06-659
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Esswein E., Boeniger M.F.
Title Preventing the toxic hand-off
Bibliographic information Sep. 2005, Vol.67, No.9, p.53-61. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract This article stresses the importance of hand washing to prevent the spread of toxic substances by contaminated skin. Topics addressed: industrial hygiene regulations; lead contamination on the hands of workers involved in the processing of lead-containing materials; prevention of hand-to-mouth lead transfer; effective decontamination methods.
Descriptors (primary) skin contamination; lead and compounds; personal hygiene; hand; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; lead; skin cleansers; exposure evaluation; washing facilities; ingestion
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances