Occupational Contact Dermatitis and Skin Surveillance

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Date(s)
Wednesday 31st July (09:00) - Thursday 1st August 2013 (17:00)
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Description

Course Summary

Contact dermatitis accounts for approximately 80% of all occupational skin diseases, and many substances used at work are irritants or allergenics. It is therefore important to know how to identify and manage cases of contact dermatitis and to develop effective dermal health surveillance programmes.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand common occupational skin diseases, including their causes and management 
  • Investigate skin disorders reported in the workplace
  • Determine whether the skin disorders are work related
  • Understand the requirements of skin health surveillance programmes and their effectiveness
  • Understand the legal requirements related to the assessment and management of occupational skin disorders
  • Select the right types of equipment to minimise chemical dermal exposure

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for individuals working in occupational health, particularly those who have responsibility for skin health surveillance programmes and managing cases of occupational contact dermatitis.

Course Details

Duration 
Two Days

Location
Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT 

Is this course accredited? 

This course has received Faculty CPD Approval. Full attendance on the course will be awarded 11 CPD points.

Fees
£575.00 per person 

How to apply 
Register for this course using a debit / credit card at our online shop.

For further information please contact the CPD Training Team at the Institute of Environmental and Occupational Medicine:

CPD Training Team, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT 

Email: occhealth@contacts.bham.ac.uk  
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6013 / 6014
Fax: +44 (0)121 414 6217