Skin Disease Claims

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Industrial skin diseases are often caused by regular exposure to harsh chemicals in situations where employers fail to provide adequate protection. More often than not, they affect those working in heavy industry.

Industrial dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a common work-related skin disease which causes skin inflammation and irritation as a result of exposure to a number of substances, including frequent contact with water.

Exposure to certain materials, such as latex, can also lead to hypersensitivity or an allergy to the substance. In some cases, this can be fatal if a person suffers a serious reaction, such as anaphylactic shock.

Industries where skin diseases and occupational dermatitis are common includes:

  • Catering
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Cleaners
  • Construction (eg plasterers)
  • Dye industry
  • Hairdressers
  • Health workers
  • Painting and decorating
  • Paint spraying
  • Rubber industry
  • Tanning factories (eg leatherworkers)
  • Varnishing
  • Waste recycling (eg from batteries).

Get a free consultation for skin disease compensation claims on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis from expert personal injury lawyers. Call us on 0203 909 8399 or make a claim online.

Industrial skin disease arises when someone develops an often untreatable condition through working in unsafe conditions.

Dermatitis is one of the most common forms of industrial skin disease, with sufferers developing a rash. It comes in two forms – allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis.

Skin Cancer is another common type of industrial skin disease. There are several variations of occupational skin cancer, including different forms of keratoses, Bowen’s disease and basal cell carcinoma. Depending on the type of cancer, it can take decades for the disease to emerge.

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