PEOPLES WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES AT WORKPLACE

Musculoskeletal diseases are conditions that affect the locomotor system. They can involve different musculoskeletal areas: joints and associated tissues like tendons and ligaments (e.g. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis) bones (e.g. osteoporosis, fragility or traumatic fractures) muscles (e.g. sarcopenia) the spine (e.g. back and neck pain) nerves (e.g. sciatica) multiple body areas…

PEOPLE WITH CANCER IN THE WORKPLACE

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by an abnormal growth of cells that have lost normal control mechanisms and thus are able to expand continuously, invade adjacent tissues, and often migrate to distant parts of the body. Cancerous cells from the primary (initial) site can spread throughout the body…

PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASES AT WORKPLACE

Chronic respiratory diseases are diseases of the airways and other structures of the lung. Some of the most common are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, occupational lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension. In addition to tobacco smoke, other risk factors include air pollution, occupational chemicals and dust, and frequent lower…

PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ISSUES AT WORKPLACE

Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how people think, feel, and act. It also helps to determine how they handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health conditions appear when a person experiences distress or difficulties in some of these areas. Mental health conditions…

PEOPLE WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AT WORKPLACE

Cardiovascular disease is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation such as ischemic heart disease, angina, heart attack and congenital heart disease. Cardiovascular diseases are usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the…

PEOPLE WITH NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES IN THE WORKPLACE 1/3

Neurological diseases involve any disorder that affects the central or peripheral nervous system, which is composed of the brain and spinal cord, and all the other nerves in the body. Neurological diseases are common and can result in an extremely wide range of symptoms, depending on the specific disorder and,…

PEOPLE WITH NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES AT WORKPLACE 2/3

Neurological diseases involve any disorder that affects the central or peripheral nervous system, which is composed of the brain and spinal cord, and all the other nerves in the body. Neurological diseases are common and can result in an extremely wide range of symptoms, depending on the specific disorder and,…

PEOPLE WITH NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES AT WORKPLACE 3/3

Neurological diseases involve any disorder that affects the central or peripheral nervous system, which is composed of the brain and spinal cord, and all the other nerves in the body. Neurological diseases are common and can result in an extremely wide range of symptoms, depending on the specific disorder and,…