WES review - Criteria for a skin notation


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This document outlines the criteria to assign a skin notation to a chemical. 

A skin notation (Sk) is an advisory notation to the workplace exposure standards (WES).  

This Sk notation alerts you to the risk of chemicals being absorbed through the skin.  

It’s part of the WES review methodology


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Hazardous chemicals
Managing health and safety
The work environment
Workplace exposure standards for chemicals