Skin problems in motor vehicle repair businesses

Does this concern me?

Yes it concerns you if;

What is the problem?

What should I do about it?

Take all reasonable steps to avoid or minimise contact with materials that cause skin problems by changing the task or process. Consider these examples:

You will also need to protect the skin. This is particularly important if the steps above are not practical or are not enough to avoid contact. You can protect the skin by the following:

You will also need to make sure regular skin checks are carried out to look for early signs of skin disease.

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Updated 2021-05-04