Respiratory hazards of “nail sculpture”

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1050-a (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1050
  1. Frank Gallagher (frank.gallagher@hse.gsi.gov.uk), medical inspector of safety and health,
  2. Diana Gaubert, medical inspector of safety and health,
  3. Michael Hale, senior health and safety inspector
  1. Health and Safety Executive, Edgar Allen House, Sheffield S10 2GW
  2. North East Lincolnshire Council, Environmental Services, Commercial Section, Freeman House, Grimsby DN32 7AU

    EDITOR—We report our concern about the respiratory hazards of “nail sculpture.”

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    From October 2001 to August 2002 we identified in the Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire area three cases of respiratory ill health (work related wheezing, tight chest) …

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