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Work-related skin disease

6,000 Estimated annual new cases of self-reported work-related skin problems

932 Estimated new cases of occupational contact dermatitis reported by dermatologists in 2016

Occupational contact dermatitis reported by dermatologists

Estimated rate of annual new cases relative to 2016

Graph showing the rate of new cases is lower over the last four years

Source: THOR (SWORD) scheme, University of Manchester

Causal agents most commonly reported during 2012-2016

Chart showing soaps and cleansers is the most common causal agent reported during the period 2012-2016

Source: THOR (SWORD) scheme, University of Manchester

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Updated 2017-10-26