CREOD Research Flash – April 2016

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Nail technicians may be at increased risk for a variety of work-related diseases including skin disease, respiratory illness, musculoskeletal disorders, cancer, reproductive issues and infections. Compounds associated with these health problems (e.g. toluene, methyl methacrylate and volatile organic compounds) may be found in Toronto nail salons. A large proportion of Toronto nail technicians are immigrant women.

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