Occupational Health is vital in the workplace


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When you are running your own business or managing a business for your employer you realise that staff are a key and valuable business asset and they are essential to ensure productivity and profitability.

Occupational Health services are available to help keep people well at work both physically and mentally. OH will also help to manage any risks in the workplace that are likely to result in work-place related ill health.

The costs of employees being out of the workplace due to ill health is vast in the UK and research has shown that employees who are off for lengthy periods of time will be less likely to return to the workplace and therefore having access to Occupational Health services in place is essential for all businesses to help them to avoid these situations arising.

Large corporate companies may have the requirement of an on-site Occupational Health team to deal with any issues however, smaller business are able to purchase OH services on an Ad-Hoc basis.

*What type of services fall under the Occupational Health banner?

  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management
  • Legionella Risk assessments
  • Biological monitoring
  • Night time workers surveillance
  • Lung Function testing
  • Hand-Arm vibration testing
  • Pregnant women surveillance
  • Pre-employment assessment
  • Drug and alcohol screening
  • Single sickness absence referral
  • Return to work health assessment
  • Vision screening
  • Display Screen equipment assessment

*The above information has been sourced from https://www.healthscreenuk.co.uk/ who are one of a number of Occupational Health specialists working with businesses to ensure the health and well-being of their staff are treated as a priority. Offering OH services on a contracted retainer or pay as you go/ ad-hock basis Health Screen UK offer a comprehensive list of services.

If you are looking for a provider of Occupational Health services the Medigest Business Directory may be able to help you in our Health screening and assessments section. For more information visit:  https://www.medigest.uk/directory/

 

 

 

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