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Document ID (ISN)76858
CIS number 01-727
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1828-5
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSG 206
Health and Safety Executive
Title Cost and effectiveness of chemical protective gloves for the workplace
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2001. iv, 24p. Illus. 8 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This guidance booklet provides practical advice to employers on the cost and effectiveness of chemical protective gloves used in the workplace. Main topics covered: legal requirements; cost factors (purchase and replacement; comfort and dexterity; protection level; storage, maintenance and disposal; training); glove resistance to permeation, penetration and degradation; selection of suitable protective gloves. Appendices include examples of cost calculations of protective glove programmes, as well as permeation, penetration and degradation resistance test methods and standards.
Descriptors (primary) protective gloves; cost of safety; training material; chemical products; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) strength of materials; economic aspects; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Hand and arm protection
Economic aspects