Dentists are the most at risk of infection at work, study says

02 October 2020
2 min read

Our health is a vital part of our lives, and many of us are prepared to swap up diets, lifestyles, and hobbies to protect it. But do we think about how our job has an effect? Every career comes with its own hazards that we need to keep in mind, from spending hours each day looking at a screen, to working in dangerous environments.

To find which careers are the best for protecting our health, Lenstore has analysed 48 popular jobs to reveal which encounter the most health threats, including exposure to infection, risk of injury, and joint problems, as well as five others.

We can’t necessarily protect against all health threats we face in the workplace, but by being aware of them, we may be able to take measures to reduce problems. Looking at eight individual health hazards, these are the jobs that are the best and worst for your health:

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