Personal Protective Equipment for the Hand Protection

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Chorvatsko
Croatian
2011

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Open access article with detailed description of the role, main types, required standards and proper use of protective gloves written by experts on safety at work and occupational health. This is an academically written text which requires prior knowledge on health and safety at work. It gives detailed explanations and examples for choosing adequate gloves for different hazardous categories.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Institute of Safety Research and Development
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Irritants
Heat
Cold
Infection
Exposure route: 
Bites and stings
Dermal contact
Sharps and cuts
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Training
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers representatives

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