Latest occupational ill-health data
Work-related ill health
1.4 million workers suffer from work-related ill health
(new or longstanding cases).
44% are reported as stress, depression, or anxiety and 37% as musculo-skeletal disorders. The remainder are lung or asbestos-related, cancer, skin disease, hand-arm vibration and noise induced hearing loss with work-acquired infectious disease joining this list with 9786 work-acquired COVID-19 cases being reported since 10 April 2020.
Robust Occupational Health assessments identify and recommend risk-reduction measures including job accommodations, adaptations and adjustments.