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Respiratory Disease in the Workplace

Understanding lung disease and the simple modifications that can be made by an employer may enable workers to stay in employment, increasing their quality of life. With the burden of respiratory disease in the UK increasing and along with the age of workers, it is important to know the tools to keep people in work.

Lung disease caused by work: you can prevent it (video featuring Prof David Fishwick)

Personal impact of occupational lung disease - (video featuring Phil the welder)

Asthma: information on asthma in the workplace for employees and what to do in an asthma attack

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): information on coping and working with COPD and tips for workers with COPD

For information on HSE's key respiratory messages, click here. You can also access information on available benefits by clicking here.

For further information please contact: healthyworkmatters@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or tel: 01298 218416.

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