Honeywell has published a free whitepaper on sources and causes of skin damage and irritation for health and safety managers to consider when protecting workers’ hands. ‘Hand protection: Understanding skin irritation in the workplace’ explores the risks involved in handling chemicals, provides an overview of the associated legislation and European standards and explains the role of personal protective equipment (PPE).
The whitepaper explains the structure and fundamental function of the skin, and offers an overview of sources of skin damage and irritations, with a focus on those caused by chemicals. It also discusses the role of PPE and the importance of selecting the correct gloves for specific tasks.
Readers can download a free copy of ‘Hand protection: Understanding skin irritation in the workplace’ at https://hwll.co/skinirritation.