Guidelines on Occupational Dermatitis

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Irsko
English
2009

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The objective of the guidance is to provide useful information to enable employers and employees manage the prevention of occupational dermatitis in workplaces. The guidelines describe occupational dermatitis and the substances which cause it. They also give good practical advice on complying with health and safety legislation including the carrying out of a Risk Assessment. 

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Health and Safety Authority
Biological hazard: 
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Liquids
Solids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Skin sensitisers
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Substance Description: 

Skin irritants and sensitizers such as Chromates, Epoxy resins, Formaldehyde, Degreasers, Alkalis, Acids, Adhesives

CAS Number: 
50-00-0
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
Workers
Workers representatives

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