The case studies in this section are all real incidents with real and often serious long-term consequences for the people involved.
It is important that we learn from cases of occupational asthma - so that workers and their families can avoid the pain and suffering caused by this debilitating disease.
In some cases, there was a prosecution. But the real cost of the disease is much higher than this.
Take precautions to avoid occupational asthma - it makes human, legal and financial sense.