The information in this section is about looking for and staying in work if you have epilepsy. There is also information about your rights if things at work become difficult because of your epilepsy.
- Am I considered to be disabled if I have epilepsy?
- What type of work can I do?
- Can a possible employer ask about my health?
- Help in looking for work
If and when to tell your employer and colleagues about your epilepsy
- Care plans for seizures at work
- Health and safety risk assessments
- Reasonable adjustments
- People with epilepsy talk about their reasonable adjustments
- What can I do if I have been treated unfairly at work?
- How do I take legal action against someone who has treated me unfairly at work?
- Staying in work
Epilepsy Action would like to thank Professor Sayeed Khan, Specialist in Occupational Medicine, Chief Medical Adviser to EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and Judith Hogarth, Solicitor, Excello Law, for their contribution.
This information has been produced under the terms of Epilepsy Action's information quality standards.
- Updated August 2018To be reviewed August 2020