TITLE

Factors associated with chemical burns in Zhejiang province, China: An epidemiological study

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p746
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an epidemiological study conducted on examining the factors associated with chemical burns in Zhejiang province, China. It mentions that work-related burns are common among occupational injuries and Zhejiang Province is an industrial area with a high incidence of chemical burns. It reports that main causes of chemical injury accidents were inappropriate operation of equipment and handling of chemicals and failure to use effective individual protection.
ACCESSION #
67070806

 

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