Preventing Dermatitis and Dermal Exposure: An Introduction – HSL, Buxton, 5 March 2015

Date and location

5 March 2015, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire, SK17 9JN

Course overview

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. Dermatitis can be a life-altering condition, this introduction to the problem and its solutions, will equip you with the skills to tackle dermal exposure even if you have no previous experience. It is also a useful addition to any COSHH training you may already have received.

The course will cover:

  • Health and safety law applying to skin exposure
  • The structure and function of the skin
  • Dermatitis, other skin diseases and other risks
  • Exposure pathways and COSHH assessments for skin exposure
  • Dermal exposure monitoring
  • Reducing skin contact to control risk
  • Selecting gloves and other PPE to protect skin
  • Skin care programmes and health surveillance

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and staff representatives will benefit from this course, particularly if they are in industries where dermatitis is prevalent. Safety officers and other health and safety professionals can also expand their knowledge of the subject without attending longer courses for formal qualifications

The cost of this course is £395 (includes course notes, registration/certificate, lunch and all refreshments).

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Preventing Dermatitis and Dermal Exposure: An Introduction course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-preventing-dermatitis-and-dermal-exposure-an-introduction.htm