368 pages | 6 Color Illus. | 37 B/W Illus.
Completely updated to reflect the continued importance of protective gloves to occupational health, this second edition of a standard-setting book provides state-of-the-art information on glove materials, the manufacture of gloves, how to perform testing of gloves, and glove performance according to standardized technical methods in vivo.
The second edition includes new chapters on:
This updated compilation of data offers a wealth of information on protective glove material technology, protective effects, and adverse medical effects. It provides guidance on how to select gloves to prevent skin contamination from chemical and microbial exposure in the occupational environment and presents hard to find information in one easy-to-use resource.
"This is the best text on gloves and protective devices. It reports practical useful research on the topic of protective gloves for multi professions. In a time of infection control mythology, this factual book offers a fresh breath of reality.
-Journal of the American Association of Forensic Dentists
" This book is a 'must have' for anyone concerned with the use of gloves in the workplace as a means of protection…get yourself a copy of this book."
-Health and Safety at Work, June 2005
Terminology and Abbreviations
Prevention of Contact Dermatitis; Jan E Wahlberg and Howard I. Maibach
Occupational Hygiene Assessments for the Use of Protective Gloves; S.Z. Mansdorf
Gloves: Types, Materials and Manufacturing; Gunh A. Mellström and Anders Boman
European Standards on Protective Gloves;
Gunh A. Mellström and Girgitta Carlsson
Protective Gloves for Occupational Use - US Rules, Regulations and Standards; Norman W. Henry III
Japanese Regulations and Standards for Medical and Dental Grade Gloves; Curt Hamann, Pam Rodgers, and Kim Sullivan
Testing for Protective Effect Against Liquid Chemicals; Gunh A. Mellström, Birgitta Carlsson, and Anders Boman
Standard Quality Control Testing, Virus Penetration, and Glove Durability; LeRoy W. Schroeder, Donna L. Walsh, Matthew R. Schwerin, D. Colemann Richardson, Richard W. Kisielewski, and W. Howard Cyr
In vivo Testing of the Protective Effect of Gloves; Cecilia Svedman and Magnus Bruze
Irritation and Contact Dermatitis from Protective Gloves - An Overview; Jan E. Wahlberg
Allergic Contact Dermatitis from Rubber and Plastic Gloves; Tuula Estlander and Riitta Jolanki
Clinical Testing of Occupation-related Glove Sensitivity; An E. Goossens
Management of Natural Rubber Latex Glove Sensitivity; Curt P. Hamann, Pamela A. Rodgers, and Kim M. Sullivan
Allergic Responses to Powdered Natural Rubber Gloves in Health Care Workers; Susan M. Tarlo
Other Reactions from Gloves; James S. Taylor and Apra Sood
Occlusion versus Dermatitis; Hongbo Zhai and Howard I. Maibach
Gloves and Dermal Exposure to Chemicals; John W. Cherrie, Sean Semple, and Derk Brouwer
Practical Considerations When Selecting and Using Gloves for Chemical Protection; Chris L. Packham and Helen M. Packham
Glove Selection for Work with UV/EB-curing Acrylates; Rob Zwanenburg, Riitta Jolanki, Erja Mäkelä, and Tuula Estlander
Chemical Permeation through Disposable Gloves; Erja Mäkelä and Riitta Jolanki
Gloves as Protection Against Microbial Contamination; Ulrika Ransjö
The Selection and Use of Gloves Against Agricultural Chemicals; Jesper Bo Nielsen