Skin Conditions, Skin Diseases & Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

California Workers’ Compensation Law covers injuries and illnesses to one’s entire body. There are a number of Skin-Related Conditions and/or Injuries that can be work-related. Per the Centers for Disease Control, it is estimated that more than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin. Dermal exposure to hazardous agents can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including Occupational Skin Diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity.

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