|Document ID (ISN)||100265|
|Convention or series no.
||Frimat P., Grascha P., Yeboué-Kouamé Y.
||Skin diseases in occupational settings - Protective measures
||Les dermatoses en milieu professionnel - Dispositifs de protection [in French]|
||Les Editions d'Ergonomie, BP 138, 13267 Marseille cedex 08, France, 2001. 118p. 24 ref. Price: EUR 31.00.
||In most developed countries, skin diseases are the second most frequent type of occupational disease, after musculoskeletal diseases. The main causal factor is exposure to chemicals. The most frequent diseases are irritation or caustic contact dermatitis, followed by eczema. Contents: generalities and definitions; epidemiology; basic notions of skin biology and pathophysiology; socio-professional levels (occupations at risk); compensation; prevention; regulations that apply to skin hygiene and protection products.
||occupational diseases; occupations; risk factors; skin diseases
||allergens; barrier creams; compensation of occupational diseases; legal aspects; caustic substances; eczema; vehicle repair and servicing; manuals; construction industry; personal protective equipment; insulating gloves; health care personnel; hotel industry; plastics converting industry; handling of animals; irritants
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology