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Occupational Disease - A Big Problem

Know more about Occupational Disease facts in detail how to tackle the burden of occupational disease and novel ideas for new approaches. And the work going on by public, private and third sector organisations in uk to tackle occupational disease.

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Know more about Occupational Disease facts in detail how to tackle the burden of occupational disease and novel ideas for new approaches. And the work going on by public, private and third sector organisations to tackle occupational disease.

Health Risks Involved In Construction Sector

In recent years, the issue of workers’ health and safety has highly been discussed in construction sector in UK. Many workers die, get injured or get sick due to the accidents happening in working areas every year.  Moreover, the economies of countries unable to reach sufficient level on workers’ health and safety are damaged indirectly, as well. Therefore, in order to decrease occupational accidents and diseases , social awareness is of vital importance. In our country, many workers fall ill, get injured, become disabled and even lose their lives because of occupational accidents and diseases for many years. Such incidents happen more especially in construction sector. The most significant reason for this is the specific working conditions of construction sector . The primary reason why construction sector is different from other sectors is that every project is unlike each other and hence various working conditions and risks are seen in each project....

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Last modified by ellegonzalez on 07 Oct 2016 10:08

Tackling occupational ill health

Occupational disease is a big issue: a life-altering experience for some, a life-ending illness for others .  But by working together, we can create healthier, efficient workplaces. This occupational disease community site , is designed to encourage the promotion and exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational ill health. Many serious occupational diseases also have a long period of “latency”, some up to 30 years, between exposure and development of ill health or disease, making the links even more difficult to establish. However, where the link is established and exposure can be measured, then interventions and activities aimed at raising awareness and creating behavioural change can work to reduce exposures and prevent ill health and disease .   *image* A new report on the future of occupational health by the Council for Work and Health (CWH) . The report, Planning the Future: Delivering a Vision of Good Work and Health in the UK...

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Last modified by ellegonzalez on 28 Sep 2016 11:21

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