Source avec lien : AMANDA SILLIKER, « A gentle touch : Proper skin care in the workplace can drastically reduce instances of contact dermatitis », Canadian Occupational Safety, novembre 2018, p. 32‑34.
Selon la CDC, jusqu’à 40% des travailleurs industriels souffriront d’un problème de peau à un moment donné de leur vie professionnelle. Un bon programme de soins des mains peut prévenir la survenue de problèmes de la peau, bloquer l’accès à la peau aux irritants et même améliorer la condition de la peau.
A worker at Bell Camp Manufacturing in Ingersoll, Ont, had developed a severe rash on his hands that became infected. He went to the hospital and was prescribed a medicated cream, but there was no improvement. The company decided to implement a comprehensive hand care program that included a pre-work skin cream, industry-specific hand cleaners and after-work conditioning cream. After this process was in place for about a week, the employee’s infected rash was completely gone. […]
Skin disease is the most common occupational disease in many jurisdictions. In Canada, the incidence rate across all sectors for occupational skin diseases is on average 4.63 cases per 10,000 full-time employees. But experts agree may cases go unreported and untreated. According to the CDC, up to 40% of industrial workers will suffer a skin issue at some point in their working life…