If you fear health dangers that lurk on the job, this book is for you. Reporting for the Trades Union Congress (TUC), writers Becky Allen and Howard Fidderman provide a comprehensive overview of workplace hazards and chronic diseases, discussing mental illness and health conditions that the workplace generates or aggravates. Although their focus is the United Kingdom – and although this was written before the COVID-19 pandemic – they offer solutions and ideas for employers and employees worldwide.
About the Authors
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a federation of 50 workers’ unions in the United Kingdom, representing approximately 5.6 million members. Becky Allen and Howard Fidderman are freelance writers.
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