The most common skin problem for cleaning professionals is contact irritant dermatitis.
Symptoms may include stinging, pain, itching, blisters, rash, dead skin, scabs, scaling, fissures, redness, swelling, bumps, and watery discharge. However, many studies indicate the absorption of chemicals through the skin can occur without being noticed by the worker. This can lead to additional health problems and complications.
The hands are the most common sites of irritant contact dermatitis.
Irritant contact dermatitis from repeated workplace exposure of the hands to soaps, cleansers, and solvents is the source of most occupational skin disorders.
imperative that proper glove protection is provided for cleaning professionals
to guard against skin disorders. Luckily, today’s technology has created a number of glove options that are comfortable and allow for maximum dexterity.
Not sure which gloves are right for your workers? Give us a call and we’ll work “hand in glove” with you for the right hand protection solution!