Over 12 000 deaths each year are estimated to have been caused by past exposure at work - primarily exposure to chemicals and dusts.
An estimated 1.1 million people who worked in 2011/12 were suffering from a work-related illness, of which 452 000 were new cases which started in the year (LFS)
Other work-related illnesses include skin disease, respiratory disease, hearing loss and vibration-related disorders.
Help is here!
We can assist you with managing occupational health issues created by the workplace. We can help by developing policies and procedures, completing assessments of these health hazards and putting in the correct safety measures to ensure you are looking after anyone affected by your work.
Below are examples of Health Hazards which we can help you manage.