Skin Health Surveillance

MEDWISE - MOBILE MEDICALS

Mobile Medicals can carry out on-site skin visual checks on exposed skin (hands, forearms, face, neck) and review the skin health questionnaire for symptoms of occupational skin disease.

Work-related skin problems are caused or made worse by exposure to substances such as chemicals, and wet work.

Employees who require to wear gloves for prolonged periods of time may fall into this category.

Dermatitis (also known as eczema) is by far the most common occupational skin disease, but urticaria (hives, welts or nettle rash and appears as a raised, itchy rash) can also occur in the workplace.

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