What causes occupational skin disease?

Most are due to contact with a chemical.

  • Up to 25% are due to wet cement*
  • rates of skin problems among OP&CMIA members range up to 80%
  • 71% of concrete workers report rashes, bumps, red skin, burning, itching, scaling, fishers, or pain.

*cement is found in Concrete, Plaster, Mortar, Drywall compound, Grout, Terazzo, Etc..