Asthma case studies

The case studies in this section are all real incidents with real and often serious long-term consequences for the people involved.


Solderer and solder fume



Healthcare workers

Working with isocyanates

Spray painter and isocyanate

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.

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