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Document ID (ISN)70003
CIS number 97-1964
ISSN - Serial title Safety Review
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Title A safety officer's notes: Occupational skin disease
Bibliographic information Sep. 1997, No.62, insert p.i-vii.
Abstract Types and causes of occupational skin diseases are described: allergic and irritant contact dermatitis (eczema); skin cancer (from exposure to ultraviolet radiation); contact urticaria; contact vitiligo (leukoderma); and photodermatitis. The legal position is outlined, and methods of risk assessment and exposure control are described.
Descriptors (primary) dermatitis; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) ultraviolet radiation; skin cancer; leukoderma; hazard evaluation; urticaria; limitation of exposure; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases