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Protective Gloves for Occupational Use

Jan E. Wahlberg Anders Boman Tuula Estlander Howard I. Maibach



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CRC Press
19 September 2019
Completely updated to reflect the continued importance of protective gloves to occupational health, this second edition of a standard-setting book provides state-of-the-art information on glove materials, the manufacture of gloves, how to perform testing of gloves, and glove performance according to standardized technical methods in vivo.

The second edition includes new chapters on: The efficacy of protective gloves as a preventive means against occupational dermatitis The role of proper information when choosing gloves Assessment of skin exposure Changes in skin barrier properties as a result of wearing gloves Glove selection for work with acrylates This updated compilation of data offers a wealth of information on protective glove material technology, protective effects, and adverse medical effects. It provides guidance on how to select gloves to prevent skin contamination from chemical and microbial exposure in the occupational environment and presents hard to find information in one easy-to-use resource.
Edited by:   Jan E. Wahlberg, Anders Boman, Tuula Estlander, Howard I. Maibach
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd New edition
Volume:   3
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   680g
ISBN:   9780367393854
ISBN 10:   0367393859
Series:   Dermatology: Clinical & Basic Science
Pages:   368
Publication Date:   19 September 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction. Terminology and Abbreviations. Prevention of Contact Dermatitis. Occupational Hygiene Assessments for the Use of Protective Gloves. Gloves. European Standards on Protective Gloves. Protective Gloves for Occupational Use - US Rules, Regulations and Standards. Japanese Regulations and Standards for Medical and Dental Grade Gloves. Testing for Protective Effect Against Liquid Chemicals. Standard Quality Control Testing, Virus Penetration, and Glove Durability. In vivo Testing of the Protective Effect of Gloves. Irritation and Contact Dermatitis from Protective Gloves . Clinical Testing of Occupation-related Glove Sensitivity. Management of Natural Rubber Latex Glove Sensitivity. Allergic Responses to Powdered Natural Rubber Gloves in Health Care Workers. Other Reactions from Gloves. Occlusion versus Dermatitis. Gloves and Dermal Exposure to Chemicals. Practical Considerations When Selecting and Using Gloves for Chemical Protection. Glove Selection for Work with UV/EB-curing Acrylates. Chemical Permeation through Disposable Gloves. Gloves as Protection Against Microbial Contamination. The Selection and Use of Gloves Against Agricultural Chemicals. Index

Anders Boman , Tuula Estlander, Jan E. Wahlberg, Howard I. Maibach

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