Preventing Concrete Burns
Fresh wet concrete can cause burns and dermatitis
When working with concrete, mortar or screed it is essential to protect yourself to prevent injury. We've put together this fact sheet to help keep you safe whilst handling concrete and concrete-based materials.
Skin contact with fresh wet concrete, mortar or screed can cause:
- Cement burns
Damage will increase with contact time so it is important to take action as soon as your skin makes contact with fresh wet concrete especially since chemical burns can develop without pain being felt.