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Selecting protective gloves for work with chemicals

Guidance for employers and health and safety specialists

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This leaflet is aimed at employers and the self-employed in all industries, particularly those at high risk from skin damage, eg hairdressing, catering, cleaning, construction, engineering, printing, rubber, agriculture, health care and offshore.

It advises on selection of chemical protective gloves to protect the wearer from chemical agents. It discusses the law, chemical resistance of protective gloves and selection of gloves.

Updated: 2021-03-22