Santa Ana Skin Disorders Attorney
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Many workers are exposed every day to harmful and toxic types of chemicals in their day-to-day work. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that more than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin. Dermal (skin) exposure to hazardous substances can result in many types of occupational diseases in disorders, such as some of the following:
- Skin cancer
- Skin infection
- Skin injuries
- Irritant contact dermatitis
- Allergic contact dermatitis
The most common type of harm, according to a study by the University of Arizona College of Medicine, is contact dermatitis, which can happen when workers are exposed to, or touch, metals, poison ivy, certain irritants, or are exposed too much to the sun. Prolonged exposure to certain types of irritants has even been linked to cancer.
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Industries at Risk
While most people can be exposed to some kind of toxin or irritant at work, these industry workers are most at risk:
- Foodservice workers
- Agriculture workers
- Mechanics and repair shop workers
- Plant/ factory workers
- Construction workers
- Cleaning and janitorial staff
- General laborers
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If you’ve been injured, it’s vital to apply for workers’ compensation as soon as you know your illness or injury was caused by your workplace. While the application process may be daunting, some states require you to report your damage as soon as possible to obtain compensation. If you need help applying, or if your application was delayed or denied, don’t hesitate to call us. Our Santa Ana workers’ compensation attorneys can provide hands-on service for you, ensuring you get the counsel you deserve. We have more than 50 years of combined claims experience and a track record of success getting substantial settlements for our clients. Let us use our legal knowledge and support to help you determine your eligibility, help prepare your workers’ compensation claim, explain insurance laws, get medical records, and represent you before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.