|Document ID (ISN)||64974|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0944-6052 - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Umweltmedizin
|Convention or series no.
||Hasselmann A., Kölmel F.
||Occupational dermatoses among cleaning personnel
||Berufsdermatosen des Reinigungspersonals [in German]|
||Mar. 1995, Vol.30, No.3, p.106, 108-112, 117-118, 120. 30 ref.
||In the years between 1977 and 1992 the Dermatology Department of the University Hospital in Göttingen, Germany, recorded 64 cases of skin disease among cleaning personnel in institutions such as schools, old age homes, recreational centres, hospitals, etc. In 40 cases an allergic contact dermatitis and in 21 cases eczema was diagnosed. In patch tests nickel and formaldehyde were identified as the major allergens. Formaldehyde and other aldehydes were found in the cleaning agents and disinfectants used.
||formaldehyde; nickel; cleaning; skin allergies; skin diseases
||protective gloves; allergens; case study; cleaning agents; sports and recreation; disinfectants; educational institutions; hospitals; eczema
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Physical fitness programmes
Nickel and compounds