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I have stage 3 copd and having problems with chest infections , I also have 2 slipped discs and suffer with depression , I'm finding my job really difficult .. my bosses are getting fed up with me being off with chest infections and struggling with my back , I'm meant to work continuously standing for 6 hrs before allowed a break but I'm in agony with back so now get a 5 min break which is nothing .. I work in a bakers shop and bake the sausage rolls etc so it's a lot of manual handling too , along with hot ovens ,air conditioning etc my copd is getting harder to control .. last chest infection lasted 12 weeks been back at work 12 weeks now off again another chest infection .. I have applied for other jobs that are office type jobs but don't have the skills they require .. although I have always been in customer sales .. used to be car seat fitter for mothercare .. I'm at my wits end with the struggle but don't know if I would be eligible for benefits .. I'm 57
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