|Document ID (ISN)||73995|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note MS 24 (2nd edition)
Health and Safety Executive
||Medical aspects of occupational skin disease
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1998. 8p. 17 ref. Price: GBP 5.50.
||This guidance note is addressed to health professionals to advise them on the surveillance of those at risk from irritants, sensitizers and other non-infective skin damaging agents, excluding ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. It aims to advise on: the incidence and nature of occupational skin disease; the role of employers in preventing occupational skin disease; suitable and necessary health surveillance; and the management of individual cases. Topics: data sheet; dermatitis; diagnosis; eczema; epidemiological aspects; hazard evaluation; irritants; list of chemical substances; medical supervision; sensitization dermatitis; sensitizers; skin diseases; skin tests; transfer to other work; United Kingdom.
||irritants; medical supervision; sensitizers; skin diseases
||sensitization dermatitis; epidemiological aspects; United Kingdom; dermatitis; eczema; data sheet; list of chemical substances; hazard evaluation; skin tests; transfer to other work; diagnosis
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Medicine, hygiene and first aid
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology