Historically the occupational health model was a 'medical', reactive process, diagnosing health effects and illness; promoting good health; and reducing risks by controlling exposures and preventing ill health.
Now, it is a service that looks to protect both the employee and the employer within a more economically attractive package.
Over the last 10 years there has been exponential growth and change in the presentation and delivery of occupational health and rehabilitation services. This has been due to new legislation; EU Health & Safety directives; DWP government initiatives; equality act; human rights; the working time directive; age legislation; ongoing changes in the structure and charging for NHS services; pension issues; and rehabilitation initiatives.
It means occupational health has become far more sophisticated, and consequently demands a broader scope of services.
We help to reduce risks to the employee and the employer, at the same time providing a service that maintains a level of commercial awareness and seeks to demonstrate return on investment.
Here are just some of the questions we're frequently asked, to which we are happy to respond according to individual company circumstances: