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Symptoms of occupational or work aggravated asthma

Symptoms worsen while at work and improve or disappear when away from work. Symptoms may also improve with inhaler treatment, but can improve without medication if irritant exposure is reduced. Other symptoms: Rhinitis (inflammation inside nose causing sneezing, blocked, itchy and running nose). Conjunctivitis (often called Pink Eye, an infection between outer lining of eye […]

Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive is an independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. Their website has a section about asthma at work which gives lists of occupations and irritants at work. It also gives information for you and your workplace about occupational asthma and work related asthma. There is also an asthma quiz […]