What do you think this hand has been exposed to?

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The leaflet shows a hand with noteble skin eczema; it asks, could it have been caused by sulphuric acid, fireworks or handling cucumber in the kitchen? The leaflet concerns eczema, which can cause itching, burning, blistering and sores. Moreover, if it develops into chronic eczema, it may be debilitating. The leaflet describes how to avoid developing sensitivity and eczema in the kitchen.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Djelatnosti pripreme i usluživanja hrane i pića
Work environment council for the service sector
Tasks covered: 
Food Processing
Hazard - health effects: 
Skin sensitisers
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Substance Description: 

Handling foodstuff, such as vegetables, fruits, meat and fish.

Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Svrha materijala: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 

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