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Category: Skin

Worker contracts allergic contact dermatitis

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A company based in Hereford which manufactures rubber sealants has been fined after a worker contracted allergic contact dermatitis.

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Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure: an introduction – Buxton, 3 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Dermatitis can be a life-altering condition. Dermal exposure resulting in potential harm to the rest of the body occurs across all sectors. Measures to prevent harm are often straightforward if they are correctly applied. Managers, supervisors and staff representatives will benefit from this course, particularly if they are in industries where dermatitis is prevalent.

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HSG262 – Managing skin exposure risks at work (Second edition)

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Many materials used at work can affect the skin or can pass through the skin and cause diseases elsewhere in the body. If you are an employer, health and safety adviser, trainer or safety representative, this book provides updated guidance to help you prevent these disabling diseases.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure – Buxton (HSL), 22 October 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Dermatitis and other diseases occur in many industries, and skin can be an important route of entry of chemicals into the rest of the body. This course will show you how to identify and assess the risks, and how to control those risks to prevent harm.

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INDG233 – Preventing contact dermatitis and urticaria at work (rev2)

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

This guidance is about preventing work related dermatitis and urticaria for employers and employee representatives. The leaflet explains what the law requires, and which jobs present most risk. The guidance has been simplified and streamlined in this revision.

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Cornwall health trust fined for dermatitis failings

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined after failing to take measures to prevent or monitor at least 23 cases of dermatitis among staff between 2007 and 2012.

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RR1007 – A review on efficacy of hand cleaning products in industrial use as alternatives to hand washing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The aim of the project was to review the efficacy of  alternative hand cleaning products to soap and water for the removal of contamination typical of that experienced in a range of outdoor activities, workplaces and related environments.

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Health and Wellbeing in the North West – Widnes, 3 June 2014

Friday, March 21, 2014

This free to attend seminar and mini exhibition will cover topics on: The IOSH toolkit, Stress and Wellbeing, Skin Disease and Long Latency Health Risks. Speakers include Dr Katherine Fuller, HSE, who will be providing a presentation on Long Latency Health Risks.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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56th NW Safety Conference and Exhibition – Barton 18 September 2013

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

56th North West Safety Conference and Exhibition ‘Live and Not Die’ – Towards a Healthier Working Environment. Subjects covered will be Health Surveillance, Skin, Breathing, Musculoskeletal issues, a General Physicians aspect and Legal Issues. Barton Nr.Preston, 18 September 2013

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Hairdressing – Gloves

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Where can I buy recommended gloves (single use, all-round smooth, powder free, non-latex, around 300mm in length)? The Glove Store added to list of major stockists.

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Catering and hospitality – Case studies

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

HSE case studies relevant to the catering and hospitality industry, subject areas include: Kitchen related accidents, Housekeeping and cleaning regimes, Specification of appropriate flooring, Manual handling and Dermatitis.

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Surface engineering – what is it?

Friday, June 8, 2012

Surface engineering refers to a wide range of technologies designed to modify the surface properties of components for decorative and/or functional purposes.

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Hazardous materials workers denied hot water by employer

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Employees at a North Devon decorating supplies firm were not provided with hot water to wash their hands for years, despite being at risk of contracting the skin condition dermatitis.

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Changing the habits of a lifetime

Friday, April 8, 2011

The British Safety Council has launched a health and safety campaign aimed at businesses – phase one focuses on hand and arm protection.

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Protect your skin video

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Video clip – part of the NAPO series; using wordless communication and graphically illustrated cartoons to highlight causes of skin problems, with steps to take to prevent re-occurrance.

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Pharmaceutical workers exposed to hazardous substance

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Swindon pharmaceutical company has been fined after a number of its employees were sensitised to a potent substance and developed allergic contact dermatitis.

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Foundation school body fined after student loses six fingers and both thumbs in art class

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

A foundation school’s governing body has been fined £16,500 for breaches of health and safety law after a pupil’s hands were severely damaged by plaster of Paris.

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