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Table 2 Examples for successful measures of exposure minimization at workplaces in reducing of sensitizations

From: Secondary prevention of allergic symptoms in a dairy farmer by use of a milking robot

Exposure areas Allergen Measure of exposure minimization Study
Hospitals Latex proteins Replacement of powdered gloves through powder-free gloves Edelstam et al. 2002, Tarlo et al. 1994
Animal research laboratories Allergens to laboratory animals Technical improvement of housing cabinets for animals Thulin et al. 2002
Electrical industry Acid anhydrides Installation of a closed system in the production of epoxy resin Drexler et al. 1999