Pauline Medcalf — a theatre nurse

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English
2014

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The healthcare worker in this video developed a latex allergy. She suffered toxic shock when she was being operated on after the surgeon wore latex gloves. After returning to work, she developed dermatitis. In her testimonial, she describes how she can still do her job but she can now wear only latex-free gloves.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZDRAVOTNÍ A SOCIÁLNÍ PÉČE
Provider: 
HSE — Health and Safety Executive
Hazard - physical state: 
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

latex

Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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