This booklet has three parts. The first part explains the health problems that may be caused by using such products. The second part focuses on the natural rubber latex protein allergy, which may cause severe health problems - it is essential to understand the risk factors for this allergy, how to prevent it from developing and what to do if it does develop. The
third part lists other sources of information on 'latex allergies'. The information in this booklet applies to a wide range of jobs with exposure to rubber products.