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Document ID (ISN)68692
CIS number 97-598
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG233L
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 6FS, United Kingdom, Sep. 1996. 12p. 1 ref.
Abstract This leaflet 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.
Descriptors (primary) dermatitis; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; medical supervision; information of personnel; data sheet; barrier creams; replaced
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases