Development of a risk assessment for occupational dermal exposure to chemicals

Project No. FFFF 0200

Status:

completed 03/2004

Aims:

Prevention of occupational dermal diseases needs urgently a simple practical scheme enabling risk assessment for dermal exposure to chemicals

Activities/Methods:

European partnership of 15 institutes in ten countries; draft of a risk assessment similar to that for inhalative exposition; utilization in practice and evaluation by experts; optimization and publishing

Results:

see below (publications)

Publications:

Final report (PDF, 945 kB) "Der Risiko-Rechner Haut als eines der Ergebnisse des RISKOFDERM-Projekts"
Rossbach B., Preuss R., Letzel S., Drexler H., Angerer J.: Biological monitoring of occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) by determination of monohydroxylated metabolites of phenanthrene and pyrene in urine. International Archives of Occupational Environment and Health 11 (2007) Nr.81, Teil 1

Last Update:

05-Mar-2008

Project

Financed by:
  • EU-Kommission (Project Riskofderm, QLRT-199-01107)
  • Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA)
  • Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Research institution(s):
  • GfA Gesellschaft für Arbeitsplatz- und Umweltanalytik mbH, Hamburg
Branche(s):

-cross sectoral-

Type of hazard:

dangerous substances

Catchwords:

Chemische Arbeitsstoffe, Exposition, Gefährdungsbeurteilung

Description, key words:

dermal, exposure, risk assessment