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Skin protection and hygiene plans for 25 professions

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Skin protection and hygiene plans for 25 professions
  • Germany
Provider: 
German Statutory Accident Insurance for Health and Welfare Services — BGW
Available in languages: 
German
Description: 

The German Statutory Accident Insurance for Health and Welfare Services (BGW) offers skin protection and hand hygiene plans for workers working in 25 different sectors. They outline how workers can protect, clean and take care of their hands at work. The skin protection plans provide tips on protective gloves, hand washing, disinfecting and care products. Skin protection plans are provided for working in nursing homes, medical laboratories, pathology, pest control, cosmetics, hairdressers, medical services, kitchens, veterinary medicine, pharmacies, hospitals and care facilities, human medicine, pediatrics, midwifery, pediatrics, physiotherapy and sterile care. For those working in kitchens, as cleaners and in gardens, the skin protection plans are written in layman's language.

Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Cleaning activities
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Botanical and zoological gardens and nature reserves activities
Hairdressing and other beauty treatment
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Beauty Culture
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Contact with Humans or Animals
Food Processing
Handling Animals
Handling Plants
Medical and Dental Services
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Type
Type: 
MS information
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)
Safety officers
Workers