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The picture shows a hand with a noteble skin eczema, that could be caused by sulfuric acid, firework, or by handling cucumber in the kitchen. A leaflet about eczema that can cause itching, burning, blistering and sores. And as if it develops into chronic eczema, it may be debilitating. The folder describes how to avoid developing sensitivity and eczema in the kitchen.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Éttermi-, mozgó vendéglátás
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 

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