Guides - Foreigners In The UK
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Repetitive movements, exposure to noise or exposure to harmful substances in industrial environments are typical causes of occupational diseases.

Employers have a legal duty to provide their employees with a safe and healthy working environment. This means preventing obvious causes of accidents, ensuring that you have sufficient warmth, light and ventilation to work in, and taking every reasonable precaution to protect you from ‘occupational diseases’. Should they fail in their duty of care to you, their employee, and you suffer as a consequence then you are likely to be able to claim compensation from them.