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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

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Circular Instruction No. 181 - Compensation for Occupational Contact Dermatitis

1. Definition


Occupational contact dermatitis is a clinically recognisable condition of the skin caused entirely or aggravated by conditions in the workplace. Two types of contact dermatitis are generally recognisable; irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.