|Document ID (ISN)||76857|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Assessing and managing risks at work from skin exposure to chemical agents
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2001. iv, 28p. Illus. 44 ref. Price: GBP 8.00.
||This booklet provides practical advice to employers on how to control skin exposure to chemical agents at the workplace. Main topics covered: legal requirements; skin action of chemical agents; health effects (irritant or allergic contact dermatitis; other skin diseases such as urticaria, loss of pigmentation, skin cancer; systemic effects); hazard identification: risk assessment (exposure pathways, skin exposure measurement, biological monitoring); risk management (exposure prevention or control, elimination or substitution of the harmful substance, engineering control, process modification, modification of working methods, personal protective equipment, skin care products); health surveillance; information and training. Appendix includes references to relevant legislation.
||United Kingdom; harmful substances; skin diseases; training material; hazard evaluation; skin; chemical products
||legal aspects; skin creams; skin cancer; eczema; skin protection; training manuals; limitation of exposure; substitution; personal protective equipment; urticaria
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)