Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals: What a Worker Should Know
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-199
More than 13 million workers in the United States have jobs that result in exposure of the skin to chemicals, such as in these fields:
Skin problems/diseases are the most common non-injury health issue reported by workers. The costs of work-related skin problems in the United States exceed $1 billion each year.
- Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014
- Page last updated: June 6, 2014
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division