Occupational Dermatitis Claims

If you have been diagnosed with a skin disease such as Occupational Dermatitis within the last 3 years you could make a claim for compensation . . .

  • Dry and cracked skin
  • Skin Rash / Eczema
  • Pimples / Acne
  • Itchy skin

Types of Occupational Dermatitis

Skin diseases (Dermatitis) often occur after exposure to chemicals such as solvents and acids. There are two main types of dermatitis - irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.

Irritant contact dermatitis

80% of cases of contact dermatitis are caused by an irritant reaction - The direct effect of an irritant substance on the skin, usually on the hands. If applied over a long period, in sufficient concentration, the irritant substance can cause an inflammatory reaction. These irritants are often found in a work environment usually in wet work industries such as cleaning, hairdressing, building sites and horticulture. People with dry skins or who suffer from eczema, asthma or hay fever are more likely to develop an irritant contact dermatitis.

Allergic contact dermatitis

If exposed to a particular chemical or a group of chemicals, the skin inflammation is caused by a hypersensitivity reaction, acting through the body's immune system. Substances that may cause allergic contact dermatitis include: hairdressing chemicals, skin medications, fragrances, rubber, some plants, nickel and formaldehyde.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may have a claim.

Making a claim for Occupational Dermatitis

At Industrial Disease Claims we understand the trauma and frustration conditions such as Dermatitis can cause not only physically and psychologically but also financially. It is our aim to minimise any further stress and worry by ensuring you receive the compensation that is rightly yours as swiftly and efficently as possible.

Our expert panel of solicitors have a success rate of almost 100% of claims handled nationwide recovering millions of pounds in compensation.

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