We all need to look after our lungs. Work related lung diseases are a big problem that can ruin lives. But how much do you know about lungs and lung health? Why not take a breather (sorry!) and test your knowledge with our fiendish-but-fun Healthy Lungs Quiz?
Thousands of people die from work-related lung diseases every year, in many cases due to exposures that took place years before. Breathing in certain dusts, gases, fumes and vapours in the workplace can cause serious, long-term lung damage.
Increasing our knowledge and awareness of occupational lung diseases and how they can be prevented is an essential first step in tackling the problem, and something that HSE will address in its first Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit in November 2017.
So you think you know about lung health? Let’s see…
In the meantime we challenge you to try our Big Fun Healthy Lungs Quiz to find out how much you know. There are no prizes (sorry again), but if you score 8 or more out of 10 (without nipping off to Google stuff) then you can give yourself a decent pat on the back and brag to your colleagues/friends/family.