Skin Cancer causing factors


Where this can be found

How to avoid


Pesticides, wood preservatives, alloy additive non-ferrous metals.

Use protective clothing when working with arsenic substances


Wood preservative

Use protective clothing when working with  creosote substances

Ionizing radiation

Ionizing radiation is specific industrial sterilization sources

Limit exposure if possible. Wear a dosimeter while working with radiation.


Summer, and when on a sun holiday.

Avoid strong sunlight, especially at midday. Wear protective clothing to protect your skin. Cover exposed skin with sunscreen of factor 15 or higher.


Coal tar

Use protective clothing


Glutaraldehyde is used as a disinfectant. It is also can be found in X-ray films.

Use protective clothing when dealing with glutaraldehyde. Work only in well-ventilated areas.


Black particles of carbon, produced by incomplete combustion of coal, oil, wood, or other fuels

Use protective clothing


It is made by the destructive distillation of wood or coal tar

Use protective clothing


Sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid that is present in most crude petroleum and in some natural deposits

Use protective clothing

Paraffin wax


A member of the alkenes series

Use Gloves



Smoking cigarettes increase your risk of cell carcinoma

Quit smoking


The product of Coal tar

Use protective clothing

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