Occupational skin disease is a significant cause of occupational ill health. Your employees may be handling materials that can effect or pass through the skin, which can cause diseases elsewhere in the body.
Employers have a duty to assess the health risks from skin exposure to hazardous substances and as part of this, they need to have a Skin Management System. Skin surveillance is an essential part of any Skin Management System.
The test involves a skin health form first which records the information about the individuals workplace exposure. After that, they undergo a visual assessment of the skin and then a skin hydration test.
We must allow 20 - 25 minutes per person.