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WHEC was set up in mid-2015 as an expert scientific
committee to provide independent scientific advice to Chief
Scientist, HSE on:
During 2017 WHEC published two evidence reviews and two
positions papers. Evidence reviews are reports published by WHEC on
topics which they have been asked to review by HSE or others.
Position papers are reports published by WHEC on topics considered
of sufficient importance by WHEC to warrant review and a statement
of its position.
The 2017 WHEC Annual Report brings these two evidence reviews
and two position papers together. They are available as free online
Silica and lung cancer. Evidence review paper.
Risks of bakery work: the adverse effects of working in high
temperatures and of occupational asthma. Evidence review
Work-associated musculoskeletal pain: the role of HSE. Position
Work-related stress and psychological health. Position
Alternatively, the hardcopy annual report is available as a
priced publication at: https://books.hse.gov.uk/?DI=649426
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