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Document ID (ISN)106135
CIS number 07-182
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2006
Convention or series no. DMT 105 TA 73
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational dermatitis caused by plants
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles aux végétaux [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2006, No.105, p.77-90. Illus. 66 ref.
Internet access$File/TA73.pdf [in French]
Abstract Plants can cause often-severe mechanical or chemical irritation dermatitis, as well as allergic contact dermatitis. Florists, agricultural workers, forestry workers and woodworking and food industry workers are particularly at risk. Contents of this information sheet on occupational dermatitis from plants: plant classification; irritants and allergens contained in plants; epidemiology; diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis; prevention and treatment; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; irritants; eczema; plants; France
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; forestry; epidemiological aspects; lichens; flowers; prognosis; data sheet; agriculture; food industry; woodworking industry; classification; sesquiterpenes; diagnosis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
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