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Document ID (ISN)72511
CIS number 99-474
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Halkier-S°rensen L.
Title Occupational skin diseases: Reliability and utility of the data in the various registers; the course from notification to compensation and the costs - A case study from Denmark
Bibliographic information Aug. 1998, Vol.39, No.2, p.71-78. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract Analysis of data from The Danish Register of Occupational Diseases showed that nearly all occupational skin diseases were eczematous in nature (98%). Most cases were in the younger age group, women predominated over men and the dominant type of occupational eczema was irritant. Skin diseases (eczemas) ranked first among both recognized and compensated cases and were the most expensive. The data in the Register may provide a basis for establishing the most relevant preventive activities. Topics: compensation of occupational diseases; compilation of statistics; Denmark; eczema; irritation; notification of occupational diseases; registers of occupational diseases; sensitization dermatitis; sex-linked differences; skin allergies; skin diseases.
Descriptors (primary) compensation of occupational diseases; Denmark; registers of occupational diseases; notification of occupational diseases; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) sensitization dermatitis; irritation; compilation of statistics; eczema; sex-linked differences; skin allergies
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Notification of accidents and diseases
Workers' compensation