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Occupational Health

Please find below some useful information on preventing, recognising and managing a number of occupationally-related diseases and medical conditions.

Army Health Promotion has produced Individual’s Guides on Hearing Protection and Climatic Injury. Training DVDs and Commander’s Guides are also available from the British Defence Film Library.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is an excellent source of information on many aspects of occupational health. A number of links are provided below.

Occupational asthma

http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/asthwork.pdf

Back pain

http://www.hse.gov.uk/msd/backpain/workers.htm

Dermatitis

http://www.hse.gov.uk/skin/employ/whatare.htm

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg296.pdf

Hearing

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg363.pdf

Workstation Assessment / Working with VDUs

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg36.pdf

Non-Freezing Cold Injury Leaflet (PDF, 2.01MB)

Hearing Protection Guide (PDF, 899KB)