HSE Guide G403 “Health Surveillance for Occupational Dermatitis”
This short HSE Guide/Information leaflet describes specialist advice on health surveillance for occupational skin disease, which includes dermatitis.
It applies to certain processes, and whenever a product is labelled R43 ‘May cause sensitisation by skin contact’.
It sets out what an employer should expect from a health surveillance provider. It advises to tell an occupational health professional, or if appropriate, a designated responsible person if workers have any of the following symptoms:
- skin redness or soreness;
- skin cracking or peeling.
Check all skin likely to come into contact with chemicals, including hands, forearms, legs, and face.
The Information Sheet can be downloaded from HSE’s website by following the link below:-