|Document ID (ISN)||110555|
|ISSN - Serial title
|Convention or series no.
||Skin exposure to biological, physical and chemical hazards
||Exposition de la peau aux risques biologiques, physiques et chimiques [in French]|
||Feb. 2009, p.16-19. Illus. 1 ref.
||This article summarizes the contents of a report prepared by the European Risk Observatory on how European Union Member States are organized to address the issues of identification, evaluation and prevention of skin exposures to biological, physical and chemical agents. Contents: methodology; types of skin diseases; compensation of skin diseases and skin exposures in the EU; notification of skin diseases; diagnosis, quantification and hazard evaluation; prevention methods in case of skin exposure; conclusion. Boxes summarize the situation of the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Finland, France and Germany. The full report can be downloaded from the following URL: http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/reports/TE7007049ENC_skin_diseases
||European Union; harmful substances; skin absorption; skin diseases; exposure evaluation; chemical hazards; dermal toxicity; biological hazards; physical hazards
||Germany; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Netherlands; diagnosis; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; limitation of exposure; public OSH institutions; role of government; report
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)