|Document ID (ISN)||64238|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0129-1076 - Journal of Occupational Medicine - Singapore
|Convention or series no.
||Chia S.E., Phoon W.H.
||Occupational dermatoses in Singapore - An analysis of five years' statistics
||July 1993, Vol.5, No.2, p.99-103. Illus. 9 ref.
||Statistics on occupational dermatoses for the period 1983 to 1987 were analysed. Of the 1,727 cases reported, 85.8% were contact dermatitis of which 59.5 were irritant and 26.3% allergic. The most common irritants were oils and coolants, solvents, cement and acids and alkalis. The most common allergens were chromium, epoxy resin, metals and metallic salts and rubber chemicals. The construction and electronics industries accounted for 36.3% of all cases. Changing trends in the most common causative agents are correlated with the growth of different industries.
||Singapore; statistics; eczema; skin diseases
||race-linked differences; allergens; sex-linked differences; occupation disease relation; age-linked differences; irritants
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Singapore|
|Broad subject area(s)