Analysis of occupational skin cancer screenings in Germany – Results of 18,725 employeesNicole Zander 1, Matthias Augustin 1, Hagen Heigel 2, Magdalene Krensel 1, Ines Schäfer 1, Swen Malte John 3
Background: Skin diseases and allergic reactions to working materials are among the most frequently reported occupational diseases. 33% of all reported occupational diseases are skinrelated. Research questions of the presented analysis were:
- What are the most common dermatological diseases among employees in Germany?
- What are risk and protection factors?
- How prevalent are hand eczemas, contact allergies and skin cancer in distinct professions?
1 Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing (IVDP), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
2 Heigel GmbH, Hanstedt
3 Institute for interdisciplinary Dermatological Prevention and Rehabilitation (iDerm), University of Osnabrück
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