Status: Little or no detectable change
Most Recent Data:
2.1 occupational skin diseases or disorders per 10,000 full-time workers (2019)
0.3 per 10,000
2.2 occupational skin diseases or disorders per 10,000 full-time workers occurred in 2017
Reduce employer-reported occupational skin diseases or disorders among full-time workers
Every year in the United States, millions of workers are exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin. This can lead to skin diseases or disorders, which may affect a person’s ability to do their job. Interventions tailored to specific industries can prevent work-related skin problems.
Workgroup: Occupational Safety and Health Workgroup