Common Workplace Illnesses & How to Minimise Their Risk
Depending on the nature of your job, you might be more susceptible than most to contracting illnesses and injuries in the line of duty.
Health problems such as back pains, upper limb disorders, hearing difficulties, asthma and psychological stress can develop quickly in some occupations.
In workplaces where such issues are reasonably foreseeable, management should take every precaution to prevent these from developing, while staff also have a duty of care not to endanger others in the workplace.
Are your employers doing everything they can or should do to minimise health risks in the workplace?
Check out this infographic from Easy Life Cover for information on the most common injuries and illnesses to afflict workplaces, along with recommendations on how to reduce the associated problems.
And if you feel there is an issue and appropriate precautions are not in place, speak with the senior management.