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Skin Protection Articles

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Gloves for Chemical Protection

In many workplaces it is common to find gloves being worn to protect workers against the hazards represented by the chemicals they may be exposed to.

Chemicals in the Workplace and their Management

Chris Packham looks at chemicals in the workplace and their management, with particular emphasis on skin exposure and its consequences.

European Glove Standards

Simon Courtney provides an overview of safety glove standards.

Solar Radiation

Over the past few years, the challenge of working in the summerís heat has been significantly increased with the holy month of Ramadan occurring in the hotter months, particularly between June and August.

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Expect the Unexpected

Work environments ranging from large petrochemical complexes to small retail stores present a vast variety of hazards, resulting in a nearly a million work related injuries and illnesses every day across the world. The International Labour Organization published this devastating statistic in 2009, and unfortunately, the situation is not getting any better.

Avoiding Electrical Risks

Grasping Hygiene by the Hand

Life Or Death Options

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Finding the Perfect Gloves

Never underestimate the value of your hands. Your hands help you every second of every day. They are there to help you cook your favorite meal, play catch with your kids, and hold your loved ones close.

Arm and Hand Protection

Itís probably something that you never thought about before, right? Itís certainly a conversion stopper at parties, but something very serious on a professional level. Gloves come out of the packet, so they have to be clean. No-one has ever used them before, so if I use a new pair of gloves every time they must be ok, mustnít they?

Choosing Gloves To Protect Skin

The Health and Safety Executive is an independent regulator with a remit of Ďputting those who put others in danger before the courtsí. The HSE also provides support to businesses. Here they share their wisdom about the use of gloves as a form of PPE, while suggesting numerous alternatives.

Saving Your Skin - Choosing the Right Garment for the Hazard, Showers and Eyebaths

Each year hand and finger injuries typically cause more than one million US workers to visit a hospital for medical treatment. In 2008 alone, there were 137,020 Days Away From Work Cases in the US as a direct result of work-related hand and finger injuries.

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Gloves - How accelerator-free are your accelerator-free gloves?

With the current media interest in Natural Rubber Latex Allergy (also known as Immediate Type Hypersensitivity, Protein Allergy or Type I), it was possibly only a question of time before the focus moved also to Allergic Contact Dermatitis (also known as Type IV, Delayed Hypersensitivity or Chemical Allergy).

AQL - What It Means

here are few tasks in the workplace where disposable gloves are not used. Disposable gloves are now an integral part of our life in the workplace, but do we know how well they are protecting our hands.

Accelerator-Free Fact or Fiction

Indeed with 12%1 of the population potentially affected by allergic contact dermatitis, compared to 0.8% and 7% of the general population for Natural Rubber Latex Allergy2, there is possibly much to be gained from minimizing the risk of Allergic Contact Dermatitis. However it should be noted that the seriousness of the symptoms associated with Allergic Contact Dermatitis are not comparable to those for Natural Rubber Latex, which may explain the level of interest being given to Natural Rubber Latex in the workplace.

Protecting Your Skin [April 2008]

How to prevent dermatitis - In my role as an occupational physician I frequently see employees who have problems with dermatitis related to work. Given that most work involves extensive use of the hands, it is not surprising that the main area affected is the hands and forearms.

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The Skin Your In

Skin should help to keep our insides in, and the outside out. It should also be one of the ways in which we perceive the pleasurable sensations and enjoyments of the world. Too often, it can become an instrument of torture.

Eliminate The Risks

Under the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 employers have a legal duty to protect their employees (and anyone else affected) during their work activities.

 

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