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What counts as work-related illness?

Personal Injury

Work Related Illness Compensation Claims

Work related illness can be caused by defective work equipment, unsafe work equipment or lack of protective clothing.

You might be able to make a free claim for compensation for your work related illness. Some of the most common types or work related illnesses include:

  • Asbestosis
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Vibration white finger
  • Mesothelioma
  • Asthma
  • Tenosynovitis


If you have suffered any of the above as a result of your working conditions, you might be able to claim compensation for your illness.

  • Do keep a note of who you worked for
  • Do obtain contact details for individuals who worked with you
  • Do see your GP

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