Further Information

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)’s webpages about skin at work have information for employees and employers, including the leaflet Working with substances hazardous to health – a brief guide to COSHH. This is available online free of charge or can be bought from HSE Books (Tel: 01787 81165).

The HSE website also has information on latex allergies.

The National Eczema Society has information on contact dermatitis, including the leaflet Contact dermatitis – have I got it? Free helpline: 0800 089 112 (open 8am–8pm, Monday to Friday).

The TUC has a guide to working with substances that cause skin problems.