What is Occupational Health?
Occupational health looks at the effects of work on health and health on work which can become complicated and time consuming for companies to deal with. Workare understands this and is equipped to offer specialist advice on aspects relating to health at work. We can offer a personal, high quality service tailored to suit individual and company requirements. If you have a work related health problem your employer can refer you to an Occupational Health Company for an assessment. This can include mental health issues which may be affecting your ability to work. Occupational Health referrals are totally independent and may make recommendations to your employer about adjustments needed in the workplace.
Benefits of having an Occupational Health service
Occupational Health allows an employer access to advice from experienced qualified professionals. Occupational Health can provide assistance to Companies when their staff may have suffered from ill health related to work. Workare provides a SEQOHS Accredited Occupational Health service with a dedicated professional team.
Occupational Health Advice
It is important to have an assessment before returning to work after illness or injury. We can assist the company in developing a phased return to work programme, or advise on suitable adaptations that may assist an early return to work. Compliance with the Equally Act can be a headache for employers so let Workare assist you with this.
Advice can include:
- Advice on attendance management.
- Health assessment before returning to work.
- One to one interviews about work related sickness problems.
- Advice on alternative/more suitable work.
- Fitness assessments.
- Health questionnaires.
- Clinical tests.
- Person specification.
- Occupational health protocols.
- Workare can provide this service on a regular contractual basis bearing in mind we can be flexible.
We would undertake a Needs Analysis which would indicate what services you may require and which ones you may not require.