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Toolbox talk: PPE: wet concrete (superseded).

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20044230
Abstract
Wet concrete that is thoroughly and quickly washed off the skin will cause little irritation. But continuous contact between skin and wet concrete allows alkaline compounds to burn the skin. These exposures can lead to irritant or even contact dermatitis conditions such as stinging pain, itching, blisters, scabs, dead skin and swelling. For the updated version of this toolbox talk visit CPWR's website at <a href="https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/"target="_blank">https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/</a>.
Keywords
Construction; Construction industry; Construction workers; Construction materials; Concretes; Safety education; Safety programs; Injury prevention; Work environment; Worker safety; Safety measures; Personal protective equipment; PPE; Contact dermatitis; Skin disorders; Skin exposure; Skin irritants; Skin protection; Dermatitis; Protective measures; Alkalines; Burns; Hand washing
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M052014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: PPE: wet concrete
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: August 5, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division