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In the workplace

In the workplace

These pages focus on the key health and safety issues that arise in the workplaces

Find out more about two of the key health and safety issues that Prospect members face at work:

  • stress - with cuts, restructuring, less job security and redundancy common mental health problems such as stress and anxiety are increasing alarmingly
  • driving - about 1,000 people are killed in work-related road accidents on UK roads every year
  • occupational cancers - asbestos is the primary cause of work-related cancer and we provide key information. We will be developing further resources on occupational cancers in 2012 because of recent research revealing the size of the problem