Industrial disease covers many different conditions, some of which can only come to light years after exposure to certain conditions at work. Problems can develop associated with asbestos exposure, but also in relation to noise induced deafness, chemical poisoning, industrial asthma, vibration white finger and dermatitis, these are just to name a few and the list unfortunately continues to grow.
In many cases of industrial disease the sufferer may have contracted the particular ailment decades ago. This won’t necessarily have an adverse effect on your claim, providing you only discovered or became aware of the affliction within the last 3 years. If you feel your working environment has had a profound effect on your health, then don’t hesitate to talk to us.