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study of occupational dermatoses in the electronics industry

David Soo Quee Koh

study of occupational dermatoses in the electronics industry

by David Soo Quee Koh

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Published by Universityof Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, Dept of Occupational Health, 1992.

StatementDavid Soo Quee Koh.
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Open LibraryOL21639078M

What is occupational dermatitis? Occupational dermatitis is a skin disorder caused by coming into contact with certain substances in the workplace. It is therefore termed contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis is the most common work related disease in Ireland. During approximately 20% of laboratory employees in an animal virus research institute had skin problems; in two-thirds of cases (14% of the total number of laboratory employees) the dermatoses were non-occupational in origin. Occupational contact dermatitis was irritant in nature rather than allergic. Only one active case of occupational allergic contact dermatitis was Cited by: 6.

Occupational contact dermatitis among construction workers: Results of a pilot study Vikas Sharma, Vikram K Mahajan, Karaninder S Mehta, Pushpinder S Chauhan Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Dr. R. P. Government Medical College, Kangra, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh, India. Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine: Occupational Dermatoses [Kenneth H. Chase and Mervyn L. Elgart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Guidelines on Occupational Dermatitis 6 Dermatitis Guidelines Inside 16/02/ Page 8. Sensitisation is specific to one substance or to a group of substances that are chemically similar. Once sensitised a person is likely to remain so for life. In allergic dermatitis the rash can occur in areas of theFile Size: KB. dermatosis [der″mah-to´sis] (pl. dermato´ses) Any noninflammatory disorder of the skin. lichenoid dermatosis any skin disorder characterized by thickening and hardening of the skin. precancerous dermatosis any skin condition in which the lesions, such as warts, nevi, or other excrescences, are likely to undergo malignant degeneration. dermato.


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Study of occupational dermatoses in the electronics industry by David Soo Quee Koh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The electronics industry is becoming an important mainstream in the workforce in some developed countries and in Taiwan.

Among patients with. Occupational Skin Disease in Workers From the Electronics Industry in Singapore Hiok-Hee Tan, Madelynn Tsu-Li Chan, and Chee-Leok Goh Of workers from the electronics industry with occupational dermatoses seen at the Joint Occupational Dermatoses Clinic at the National Skin Centre, Singapore, % (76) were diagnosed to have irritant contact dermatitis, % (61) Cited by: It is estimated that more than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin.

Dermal exposure to hazardous agents can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including occupational skin diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity. Historically, efforts to control workplace exposures to hazardous. It is estimated that more than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin.

Dermal exposure to hazardous agents can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including occupational skin diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity.

Historically, efforts to control workplace exposures to. A study of occupational dermatoses is described. 97% of cases were contact dermatitis, of which % were irritant and % allergic, in both male and female workers.

Cutting oils, solvents and flux from the engineering and electronic industries were the commonest irritants, and chromate from cement in the construction industry was the Cited by:   The most common occupational sensitizers are metal salts (Table (Table4).

Hexavalent chromium is present in cement, corrosion-inhibiting primer paints, and coolants and is used to tan leather. Cobalt and nickel, the most common contact sensitizer, are ubiquitous in the metalworking by: OCCUPATIONAL PLANT DERMATOSES. Occupational exposure to plants occurs in various professions, most commonly in florists, horticulturists, grocery store workers, and outdoor workers, especially farmers, loggers, and foresters.

Of course, members of any profession in which workers contact plants may contract plant-induced dermatoses. Occupational dermatoses. Occupational contact dermatitis is a common condition often assumed to be 'part of the job'.

This article explores common causes of occupational contact dermatitis and. An Bras Dermatol. ;85(2) Occupational dermatosis Dermatoses ocupacionais Alice de Oliveira de Avelar Alchorne 1 Maurício Mota de Avelar Alchorne 2 Marzia Macedo Silva 3 Abstract: Occupational Dermatosis is described as any alteration in the skin, mucosa or annexes that is directly or indirectly caused, conditioned, maintained or aggravated by agents present in.

Non-allegic, chemically-induced occupational dermatoses While fairly reliable physiologic and/or genetic risk factors have been associated with the contact dermato- ses, risk factor for the other occupa- tional dermatoses are more subtle.

At best, the latter occurrences are medical mishaps. Turpentine is conspicuous as a causal agent in foreign reports, whereas its use in the United States is being displaced by other solvents.

Dichromate, however, appears to be a universal cause of occupational dermatoses. Cement, likewise, is stressed in foreign reports. In this study its causal role was by: A highly practical approach to occupational dermatoses combined with the skill and experience of specialists in clinical and experimental dermatology.

The spectrum of diseases they discuss includes: * allergic and irritant dermatitis * contact urticaria * photodermatoses * systemic reactions due to percutaneous absoorption * infectious diseases. This report is a complete study of current trends in the market, industry growth drivers, and restraints.

It provides market projections for the coming years. It includes analysis of recent developments in technology, Porter’s five force model analysis and. A highly practical approach to occupational dermatoses combined with the skill and experience of specialists in clinical and experimental dermatology.

The spectrum of diseases they discuss includes: * allergic and irritant dermatitis * contact urticaria * photodermatoses * systemic reactions due to.

David Soo Quee Koh has written: 'A study of occupational dermatoses in the electronics industry' Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases What diseases caused by Rhodospirillum rubrum. J-M Lachapelle () Biologic causes of occupational dermatoses.

In: Kanerva L, Elsner P, Wahlberg JE, Maibach HI (eds). Handbook of occupational dermatology. Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, pp – Google Scholar. Occupational skin diseases and dermal exposure in the European Union (EU): policy and practice overview E u r o p E a n a g E n c y f o r S a f E t y a n d H E a l t H a t W o r k 8 recording of occupational diseases, which is important for national recognition and compensation systems, is of limited use.

The authors of the present study describe the importance of the topic and the epidemiology and etiopathogeny of the main forms of occupational dermatoses: allergic and irritative contact dermatitis, phytodermatitis, acne (elaioconioses and chloracne), keratosis, cancers, foreign body granuloma, infections, onychias, and ulcerations.

Accounts for % of occupational illnesses % of all types of occupational skin diseases may be classified as Contact Dermatitis Approximately 80% of all cases of contact dermatitis are believed to result from skin irritation rather than contact allergy. Dermatosis is a condition that affects the skin, nails, or hair.

It doesn’t include inflammatory skin conditions. Another term for a dermatosis is a cutaneous condition. Occupational Experience of Exposure to Mixtures of Chemicals Limitations of Currently Used Methods Health records of workers are usually kept on the basis of history taking, physical examination, and laboratory tests which, when supplemented with industrial hygiene data, form the base for identifying risk factors (Hampton et al., ).File Size: 5MB.Workplace safety and health is serious business.

In work environments where the safety and health of employees is a significant issue, a major leadership challenge is to instill shared, companywide values that establish the safety, health, and well-being of each individual as a paramount concern of the business/5(2).study was 1.

To find the prevalence of occupational dermatoses in a plastic rein-forcement plant. 2. To evaluate responses to a self administered questionnaire, in the light of clinical examinations.

METHODS An epidemiological study of occupational dermatoses involving all workers employed at one wing producing plant for the wind turbine.