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Document ID (ISN)105160
CIS number 06-654
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - PrÚvention BTP
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barruyer C.
Title Dermatitis: Suspicious hand lesions
Original title Dermatites: des lÚsions suspectes de la peau [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 2006, No.82, p.56-58. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Many substances used in the construction industry are allergens or irritants and may cause dermatitis. They include in particular cement, solvents, glues and resins. The hands are the most affected. This article presents a brief overview of the main causes of dermatitis, together with the recommended preventive measures (hand hygiene, use of barrier creams and protective gloves).
Descriptors (primary) allergens; irritants; skin protection; hand; construction industry; eczema
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; varnishes; adhesives; barrier creams; cement; personal hygiene; solvents
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Construction industry and civil engineering
Skin protection