One in seven of the nation's concrete workers have fallen victim to skin complaints as a result of allergies resulting from a lack of hazard awareness and preventative measures among the workers, according to the results of a survey released yesterday. The survey was conducted by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Officials at the institute said that the hexavalent chromium contained in concrete was a main source of allergies.
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Taiwan Quick Take: Skin problems hit workers
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