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When an Employee has Rheumatoid Arthritis

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Provider
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society - NRAS

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Description

Description: 

This booklet provides a practical and definitive source of guidance and information to help employers deal with the long-term health implications of people suffering with rheumatoid arthritis. You will find information about the disease and how it can affect people at work, the kind of difficulties it can cause and how these may be overcome. It also includes up-todate details of where employers can go for help and advice on the law relating to disability, on best practice and on making adjustments for employees at work and the possible financial help that is also available.

When an Employee has Rheumatoid Arthritis

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Working with an existing MSD condition/disease
Health effects: 
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Health effects other: 
chronic msd
Prevention measures: 
Adjustments/support for chronic MSD disorder/disease/pain suffers
Prevention measures other: 
Supporting an employee who has rheumatoid arthritis
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Sufferer of an MSK disorder or disease
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Priority area: 
Chronic conditions
Date of Publication / Year : 
2015