Most diseases associated with the workplace concern skin cancers; the lungs: black lung, silicosis, cancers, etc.; and a miscellaneous group: carpal tunnel syndrome, vision problems of computer use, lead poisoning, radiation sickness, brain cancer, and even lupus.
Smoking?? – While smoking is unhealthy by itself, smoking in the presence of smog or heavy fumes from motor vehicles in frequent traffic jams or as a mechanic increases the smoker’s risk of cancer by 8,000%.
During 4th QTR 2013, Business Insider used O*NET statistics on workplace injuries and diseases to find the top 10 unhealthiest jobs in America. Some Healthcare professions were ranked at the top of the list.