Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation

  • Report whether there are workers who are involved in occupational activities who have a high incidence or high risk of specific diseases.

​As part of a preventative strategy for managing the health and safety of its workforce, this Indicator is relevant for all organizations. It has specific relevance for organizations working in countries with a high risk or incidence of communicable diseases, and those in professions that have a high incidence of specific diseases. Preventing serious diseases contributes to the health, satisfaction, and stability of the workforce, and helps maintain the organization’s social license to operate in a community or region.


​Potential sources of information include organizational policies and operating procedures, minutes of internal occupational health committee(s), and human resource and health center records.