4. Common workplace risks

To help you find specific guidance on the risks in your workplace, we have grouped together the most common causes of serious injury at work, such as slips and trips or working at height.

Some health conditions can be caused or made worse by work and working environments. These include lung disease, stress and musculoskeletal disorders such as back pain.

You can find specific advice on the most common risks in the workplace and how to manage them using the links below.

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Updated 2023-12-04