Systemised skin safety solution
23 January 2013
It is estimated by the HSE, that from reported cases of occupational skin disease diagnosed by specialist physicians, approximately 70% of these cases are contact dermatitis. The cost implications of this problem can
The cost implications of this problem can be significant and are widely accepted to be under reported.
Occupational skin problems not only mean personal costs for the employee, but there are also disruption costs to businesses such as lost productivity through employee absence from work and low morale.
With World Day for Safety and Health at Work approaching in April, Christine Mottershead, marketing director at skincare expert Deb suggests a fresh approach to the issue "It is important to look at the needs of every employee in the workplace, not just those who require PPE," explains Mottershead. "Organisations should work with companies who are experts in skin care to provide a systemised skin safety solution."