Work-related stress is the harmful physical or psychological
reaction that occurs when people are subject to excessive work
demands or expectations.
An occupational skin disorder is a skin condition wholly or
partially caused or made worse by a person's work activity, such as
exposure to or coming into contact with substances such as
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that affect the
nerves, tendons, muscles and supporting structures, such as the
discs in your back. They result from one or more of these tissues
having to work harder than they're designed to.
Inhalation disorders are dysfunctions associated with the
breathing in of a substance which can be in the form of a dust,
fume, mist, gas or vapour.
Occupational cancer is a cancer that
is caused wholly or partly by exposure to a cancer causing agent
(carcinogen) at work, or by a particular set of circumstances at
This section of the Toolkit brings together information,
guidance, factsheets, case studies, training materials,
presentations and more to help you tackle non-work-related
occupational health issues.