There is lots on the HSE website.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/skin/professional/legal.htm


Look out for thee RCN "Tools of the trade" guidance being issued about glove use on May 15th. There is mention made in there of the problems of handwashing.

In your situation I would train someone (a supervisor?) to look at the workers' hands every 2-3  months and refer ANYTHING unusual to you. 
This person will need to be trained and they will need to document that they have looked at each individual's hands when they have done it.
Do not get involved in frequent inspections yourself, just receive the referrals.

Also have a system in place for you to refer onwards, e.g OH physician. 
If you don't have access to an OHP you should.. as there is a requirement for an OH physician to "supervise" any health surveillance.

Make sure you liaise with the GP of anyone with problems.

Here is the BOHRF guidance on Occupational Dermatitis
http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/OCDU_Guide-2.pdf

for OH professionals and safety
http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/OCDU_Guide-1.pdf
and GP and practice nurses
http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/OCDU_Guide-3.pdf

Cheers
Diane


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