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

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p746
Academic Journal
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.


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