If you develop an allergy as a result of exposure to latex at work, you may be entitled to compensation.
Symptoms include allergic reactions, such as eczema and asthma, as the body reacts to the proteins present in natural rubber or the chemicals used in processing the material.
Latex gloves are among the most common product to feature the material, and are used on a day-to-day basis in workplaces such as hospitals and laboratories. Latex is also found in products care workers come into contact with, such as catheters and bandages.
Employees have a right to work in a safe environment and employers have a legal duty to take all reasonable measures to keep their employees safe whilst at work. If you feel your employer has failed in this respect, you have a right to make a claim.
Harmful reactions to latex can leave victims in discomfort and may hinder their ability to do their job.
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