Have you got questions about Occupational Health?
See below our Frequently Asked Questions from our clients across the UK.
Depending on what hazards are exposed within the workplace, the employer may be required to supply occupational health surveillance.
SEQOHS or Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Service is a set of standards and a process of voluntary accreditation that aims to help to raise the overall standard of care provided by occupational health services, thus helping to make a meaningful difference to the health of people of working age.
Tier 1 is an initial assessment in the form of a self-assessment questionnaire.
Tier 2 is a self-assessment questionnaire which should be repeated on an annual basis.
Tier 3 is a face-to-face assessment with an OH Nurse.
Tier 4 is a face-to-face assessment with an Occupational Health Physician and is when the formal prognosis of whether the employee has HAVS.
Tier 5 is optional and through a series of specific tests, is used to identify the original cause/s of HAVS.
GP it is just cautionary and recommended only for personal benefit as well as the company benefit.
OHP concerns that the employee may not be fit to undertake their duties but are still at work.
If a suitable room isn't available, we can bring one of our two mobile units on site at no additional cost.
Restrictive - Reduction in lung volume and capacity.
Obstructive - Reduction in the airflow to the lungs
The Health and Safety Executive is the body responsible for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare, and for research into occupational risks in Great Britain.
Risk is the likely risk that a person or persons could be harmed if exposed to a hazard.
Hazard is a potential source of harm or adverse health effect on an individual.