Occupational Risk Assessment and Irritant Contact Dermatitis

  title={Occupational Risk Assessment and Irritant Contact Dermatitis},
  author={Ann Regina Lurati},
  journal={Workplace Health \& Safety},
  pages={81 - 87}
  • A. Lurati
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Medicine
  • Workplace Health & Safety
Dermatological disorders are a common workplace injury. Workers in many occupations are at increased risk of developing dermatological skin disorders due to chemical and physical hazards in the workplace. Contact irritant dermatitis can have adverse health effects on workers and may cause permanent scarring and disability. An occupational risk assessment may identify those workers at risk, and provide strategies to decrease the risk of developing contact irritant dermatitis and treatment… 

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