E-fact 41 - Cleaners and dangerous substances
17/10/2008 Type: E-facts 13 pages

E-fact 41 - Cleaners and dangerous substances

Keywords:Campaign 2018-2019, Cleaning workers, Dangerous substances

Cleaners are at risk from exposure to cleaning products through inhalation and skin contact, wet work activities, needle stick injuries and dirt. Skin problems are the most common problem for cleaners, who are also at increased risk of developing asthma, chronic bronchitis and other respiratory problems This E-Fact looks at how to recognise dangerous substances and explains how they can enter the body and cause harm. It also offers ways to prevent or minimise risk.

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