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Skin Protection

Do you work with chemicals, cement, paint, or adhesives?

Many of the substances used in these materials can cause skin irritation. Which can result in burns, dermatitis, and other skin concerns.

  • Red or swollen fingers
  • Cracked itchy skin
  • Crusting or thickening of skin in exposed areas
  • Blisters
  • Burns
Protect your Skin:
  • Keep your arms and clothing dry, wearing the correct PPE, such as gloves, overalls, and footwear. If you work outside apply sunscreen on a regular basis
  • Wear gloves when handling the materials and substances
  • Wash your hands on a regular basis
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