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WHEC Issues Register

This database lists the issues referred to WHEC, shows their status and provides a link to what advice WHEC has provided. If you want to read the issue in full you need to show all columns 

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Issue NumberBrief titleDescriptionIssue referred byDate referredIn scope?UrgencyStatusDelegated toResolutionReference InformationActions
RCS Review the evidence concerning measurement of exposure to respirable crystalline silica at concentrations below the current workplace exposure limit. Karen Clayton 24 Jun 2015  In scope 0 - tbd Unassigned       View
Demographics of the future workforce This would include age, gender and the changing nature of work. WHEC to collate information on current research. WHEC 24 Jun 2015  In scope 1 - Long term In Progress       View
Exposure to respirable crystalline silica and the requirement to carry out health surveillance   HSE 20 Jun 2017  In scope 3 - Urgent In Progress       View
Confidence and uncertainty in the evidence base       In scope 2 - Medium term In Progress       View
10  Risks of disease associated with occupational exposure to diesel exhaust emissions   HSE 20 Jun 2017  In scope 2 - Medium term In Progress       View
11  Sedentary work   HSE 20 Jul 2017  In scope 3 - Urgent In Progress       View
  Risk of breast cancer associated with might shift work   HSE 20 Jul 2017  In scope 1 - Long term In Progress       View
13  Interrelationship between musculoskeletal symptoms and psychological ill health       In scope 1 - Long term In Progress       View
14  Risk of cardiovascular disease associated with occupational exposure to inorganic particulates       In scope 1 - Long term In Progress       View
Burden of ill health The burden of occupational ill health and disease in UK. Musculoskeletal disorders and work-related stress contribute to the workplace ill health burden. WHEC 24 Jun 2015  In scope 1 - Long term Resolved   Position Papers published 2017   View
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