Your Lungs at Work

Is you workplace affecting your breathing? This quiz is for people who are worried that their workplace might be affecting their breathing or lung health. It includes overviews of potential risks for various sectors and information on how to protect oneself.

This tool helps employees to understand if the workplace may be affecting the breathing or lung health, and the things one should tell a healthcare professional if it is. The tool has been translated in German, Dutch, French, English and Portuguese and links to local organisations have been added.

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Sector / branche
  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Mining and quarrying
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
  • Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
  • Construction
  • Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
  • Transportation and storage
  • Real estate activities
  • Professional, scientific and technical activities
Solution types
  • 1. S – Substitution
  • 2. T – Technical measurements
  • 3. O – Organizational measurements
  • 4. P – Personal protection