CREOD

Occupational Skin Disease

“Workplace prescriptions,” presented at Forum North 2012, Thunder Bay

Supporting return to work and prevention: “Workplace prescriptions” for workers with occupational disease.


Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC)

The OEESC conferences have contributed substantially to knowledge exchange between researchers and practitioners around the world. The 2011 conference was attended by 141 professionals from 15 countries. A summary of the plenary sessions is now available.


Skin and respiratory symptoms among workers with suspected work-related disease.

Arrandale VH, Kudla I, Kraut AG, Scott JA, Tarlo SM, Redlich CA, Holness DL. Occup Med (Lond). 2012 Sep;62(6):420-6. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqs133. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Many workers are exposed to chemicals that can cause both respiratory and skin responses. Although there has been much work on


Lung-Skin Workshop, November 4-5, 2005

Many allergens in the workplace continue to cause both occupational allergic contact dermatitis (OACD) and occupational allergic asthma (OAA).  Often, the same chemical may cause OAA in one worker and OACD in another.  In order to prevent occupational allergic skin or lung disease we need to under


Surveillance of systemic reactions to subcutaneous immunotherapy injections: year 1 outcomes of the ACAAI and AAAAI collaborative study.

Bernstein DI, Epstein T, Murphy-Berendts K, Liss GM. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010 Jun;104(6):530-5. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Although systemic reactions (SRs) to subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) injections are not uncommon, life-threatening and fatal reactions are rare. The annual incide


Acute allergic contact dermatitis of the lips from peppermint oil in a lip balm.

Tran A, Pratt M, DeKoven J. Dermatitis. 2010 Apr;21(2):111-5. ABSTRACT: The etiology of cheilitis is often not readily apparent. We present a case series of four patients with allergic contact cheilitis (ACC) secondary to exposure to peppermint oil contained in a lip balm product. These patie


Propylene glycol dermatitis in the printing industry: the fundamental role of a workplace visit.

Noiles K, Kudla I, DeKoven J. Dermatitis. 2010 Feb;21(1):E1-4. ABSTRACT: Workers in the printing industry serve as an example of a working population that is at high risk of developing occupational skin disease. Daily exposures include both irritants and sensitizing agents. While many substances h


Dr. Richard Wells: Gloves – protection and performance

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.


Dr. Linn Holness & Irena Kudla: OEESC 2011 Conference Summary

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.


Susan Brumby: Keeping the rural heart beating

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.