An occupational disease is a health issue caused by exposure to a workplace health hazard.
The work environment should be healthy for your body as well as mind. It is possible to help to keep yourself as well as your workplace healthy by understanding health hazards in your environment.
These kind of occupational health hazards could cause an occupational disease:
- Dust, gases or fumes
- Toxic substances ( poisons )
- Infectious germs or viruses
- Extreme hot or cold temperatures
- Extremely high or low air pressure