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Call the Lung Health Information Line

1-888-344-LUNG (5864)

Our certified respiratory
educators are ready to take your questions
(M-F 8:30am-4:30pm)

What is work-related asthma (WRA)?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes the narrowing of air passages, resulting in difficulty breathing. Work-related asthma occurs when a substance or condition as work causes asthma.

Visit www.workrelatedasthma.ca to learn more.

Prevention

PREVENTION IS THE MOST IMPORTANT GOAL. Work with your employer.

Triggers

TRIGGERS ARE THINGS THAT irritate your lungs and make your asthma worse.

Self-Test

TAKE THE TEST to determine if you could have work-related asthma.

Resources

RESOURCES ABOUT higher risk occupational fields.

Find Help

FIRST, SEE YOUR HEALTH-CARE PROVIDER who usually treats your asthma.