Work-related stress, musculoskeletal disorders and occupational lung disease are priorities in HSE’s Health and Work strategy.
The second most commonly reported cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain, accounting for 37% of all work-related ill-health cases, and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health.
The most common reported cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain, accounting for 41% of all work-related ill-health cases and 34% of all working days lost due to ill health.
It continues to lead to an estimated 12 000 deaths each year.
To work in partnership with employers, employees and the wider health and safety community to reduce the incidence rate and number of new cases for these priority areas.
The draft strategy sets out our approach.
The following three draft plans detail what we are doing to reduce cases of:
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