Skin and respiratory sensitisers

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English
2012

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This page provides advice on substances that can cause breathing and skin problems and outlines how to reduce the risks they present. You will also find details of legal duties and obligations relating to skin and respiratory sensitisers and links to further information. The following topics are dealt with: What are skin and respiratory sensitisers?, Effects of skin and respiratory sensitisers, When do symptoms occur?, What substances cause sensitisation?, Legal duties and obligations around skin and respiratory sensitisers, Reducing risks from skin and respiratory sensitisers, Health surveillance for skin and respiratory sensitisers, Your questions on skin and respiratory sensitisers, and Further information about skin and respiratory sensitisers.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Beauty Culture
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Construction
Handling Animals
Handling Chemicals
Heating or Machining Plastics/Rubber
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Manufacturing
Medical and Dental Services
Woodworking
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers

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