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Ng WT, Koh D
Correspondence: Dr Ng Wee Tong, firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a case report on irritant contact dermatitis secondary to calcium oxide exposure during manual cloud seeding operations. A less hazardous substitute such as sodium chloride should be considered wherever possible. Cloud seeding operations are briefly discussed in this report, and the impact of calcium oxide exposure as an occupational hazard is elaborated.
Keywords: calcium oxide, cloud seeding, contact dermatitis, occupational hazards
Singapore Med J 2011; 52(5): e85-e87