Insulation workers

R. Riala*

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Insulation workers apply insulation materials on objects and buildings for thermal insulation and/or waterproofing. They are frequently outdoor workers and they are exposed to insulation materials, especially mineral fibers, foams, adhesives, and bitumen. An increased risk for the following occupational skin diseases may be expected: irritant and allergic contact dermatitis, and skin cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKanerva's Occupational Dermatology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783319686172
ISBN (Print)9783319686158
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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