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The skin and the work environment.
Stefaniak AB; Day GA; Virji MA; Geer LA; Bello D
The Occupational Environment: Its Evaluation, Control, and Management, 3rd edition. Anna DH, ed., Fairfax, VA: American Industrial Hygiene Association Press, 2011 Sep; :537-559
The goals of this chapter are to provide occupational health and safety professionals with a state-of-the-art understanding of the anatomy and functions of the skin, to describe available methods for measuring and evaluating occupational skin exposures, to present a tiered strategy to skin exposure assessment in the workplace, and to describe options for management and control of skin exposures. Finally, real-world case studies are presented to illustrate the application of some concepts covered in this chapter.
Skin-exposure; Sampling-methods; Skin-absorption; Workplace-monitoring; Work-practices; Work-environment; Case-studies; Automobile-repair-shops
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The Occupational Environment: Its Evaluation, Control, and Management, 3rd edition
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