What is Occupational Health?

Your staff are a key business asset and essential to productivity and profitability.

Occupational health teams keep people well at work – physically and mentally. Occupational health services will help  keep your employees healthy and safe whilst in work and manage any risks in the workplace that are likely to give rise to work-related ill health. 

Research shows that good health is good for business and better workplaces have better financial results. Every year over 170 million days are lost to sickness absence. The Government’s Black Review of the health of the working age population reported the cost to the economy is estimated to be £100bn each year. Research shows that the longer people are off sick, the less likely they are to make a successful return to work. After six months absence from work, there is only a 50 per cent chance of someone making a successful return.

You can see more about the types of services that can be provided here

 

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