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Every year, around two million people in Britain are injured or made ill by their work; and each week, around 500 leave their jobs as a result of work-related illness or injury. This guide gives practical advice on the most common health risks at work and how they can be dealt with. It explains how anyone can use his or her legal rights to avoid injury and illness, and how to take action to recover your health and get back to work. There is also advice on how to get compensation if necessary, and the book is peppered with real-life case studies. Each workplace health issue is dealt with in an approachable way, including stress, violence, bullying, muscle aches and strains, PMS, what to expect from your doctor, your rights, and personal injury claims.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749441524
ISBN-10: 0749441526
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Kogan Page Ltd
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Pearson

Philip Pearson has worked at Industrial Relations Services for the past seven years as researcher and editor, including editor of their Employee Health Bulletin. Previously, he has worked for the TGWU and the Low Pay Unit.