|Document ID (ISN)||103515|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
|Convention or series no.
||DMT 99 TA 70
||Occupational skin diseases in the food industry
||Dermatoses professionnelles dans le secteur de l'alimentation [in French]|
||3rd Quarter 2004, No.99, p.411-422. Illus. 83 ref.
||The food industry is among the sectors of activity that present the highest risk of occupational skin diseases. Workers are exposed to numerous irritants and allergens including detergents, disinfectants, foodstuffs and gloves, which give rise mostly to contact and irritation dermatitis, but also to allergic dermatitis and photosensitization reactions. Contents of this review article on skin diseases in the food industry: epidemiology; aetiology; diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialised institutions; prognosis; prevention; compensation.
||plant health organization; food industry; skin diseases; occupational diseases
||detergents; protective gloves; allergens; irritants; compensation of occupational diseases; natural rubber; industrial physicians; aetiology; epidemiology; photosensitization dermatitis; eczema; diagnosis; disinfectants; latex
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Food, beverage and tobacco industries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
Occupational health services