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ID (ISN) del documento56917
Número CIS 91-1894
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1991
Número de serie
Autor(es) Yakes B., Kelsey K.T., Seitz T., Hashimoto D., Feldman H.A., Christiani D.C.
Título Occupational skin disease in newspaper pressroom workers
Información bibliográfica June 1991, Vol.33, No.6, p.711-717. 15 ref.
Resumen Studies of printing industry tradespeople have reported an increased problem of dermatologic abnormalities, including contact dermatitis and dermatitis attributed to solvent exposure. The reported cross-sectional health survey of dermatological conditions was conducted in a follow-up of perceived skin abnormalities among newspaper pressroom workers. 215 pressroom workers and 34 compositors at a large northeastern US newspaper printing facility were surveyed. Printing pressroom workers reported skin condition symptoms at a significantly higher rate than did the compositor referent group. Pressroom workers also were found to be at a significantly elevated risk of developing dermatitis after self-reported exposure to certain commonly used solvents. This emphasises the need for proper work practices, product substitution where possible, and appropriate protective glove use by newspaper pressroom workers.
Descriptores (primarios) impresión y reproducción; imprenta; litografía; disolvente; dermatosis; dermatitis; impresión offset
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; éteres de glicol; hidrocarburos aromáticos; alcohol isopropílico; hidrocarburos alifáticos; encuesta por cuestionario; hidrocarburos clorados; valoración estadística; tintas tipográficas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Papel, artes gráficas
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Skin diseases