Occupational and work aggravated asthma

4) Reducing your risk



Protective clothing

Protective clothing

Pack of cigarettes and smoke


    Exposure level at work can determine your risk of developing occupational asthma. To reduce your risk try:

  • removing or reducing exposure to anything causing irritation.
  • Avoiding any known allergies.
  • To avoid smoking or being in areas where others are smoking.
  • Seeking advice from occupational health or Health and Safety Executive.
  • Using protective clothing or equipment.