|Document ID (ISN)||76859|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Choice of skin care products for the workplace
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Jan. 2001. iv, 12p. Illus. 8 ref. Price: GBP 3.00.
||Certain substances used at the workplace can damage the skin. This guidance booklet is aimed at employers and safety and health specialists who may have to provide skin care products for workers. Main topics covered: signs and symptoms of occupational dermatitis (contact dermatitis, eczema) and industrial sectors involved; how dermatitis is caused (irritation, sensitization); employers' responsibilities; various types of skin care products (pre-work or barrier creams, skin cleansers, after-work creams or moisturisers) and their effectiveness; allergic reactions to skin care products; criteria for choosing skin care products. An appendix includes examples of substances which can cause dermatitis.
||United Kingdom; training material; skin protection; skin creams
||irritation; skin allergies; dermatitis; sensitization; training manuals; barrier creams; eczema
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)