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Document ID (ISN)110522
CIS number 10-0099
Year 2010
Convention or series no. NTP 822
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A.
Title Biological agents. Skin diseases
Original title Agentes biológicos. Enfermedades de la piel [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2010. 9p. Illus. 10 ref.
Internet access Agentes_biológicos_enfermedades_de_la_piel.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note presents an overview of the main occupational skin diseases due to exposures to biological agents and the sectors of activity where these diseases may occur. It includes other diseases due to biological substances (of animal or vegetal origin) which can cause dermatitis. The preventive measures (substitution, maintenance of equipment, personal hygiene, personal protective equipment) are also described.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; microorganisms; harmful substances; skin diseases; biological effects
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; skin allergies; sensitization dermatitis; photosensitization dermatitis; eczema; personal hygiene; substitution; personal protective equipment; barrier creams; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases