Status: Little or no detectable change

  
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Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
2.1 occupational skin diseases or disorders per 10,000 full-time workers (2019)

Target:
0.3 per 10,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
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

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

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.

Topics:  Workplace, Workforce