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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

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  1. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADD VALUE Improving Employee Health Preventing Employee ill Health Reducing Employee Absence

  2. Occupational HealthAdding ValueBy Supporting Employees Involved in Changes in the Company discuss redundancies and redeployment discuss health screening arrange help with: application letters / C.V.`s interviews etc Ensure health and safety standards are maintained throughout change

  3. Occupational HealthAdding ValueBy Management of Upper Limb Disorders and Musculoskeletal disorders Screening at Pre-employment Training - via Workshops Ergonomic Risk Assessments Organising Rehabilitation Programmes Protecting the people from the processes.

  4. Occupational HealthAdding Value Question: Do I ‘add value’ to the business by handing out a couple of tablets for a headache? • To add value we need to look at the reason for the headache, ie, is it: • Circulatory • Noise • Stress • Self-induced! • So how does this approach add value?

  5. Occupational HealthAdding Value • Long Term ill Health • Work Related Illness or Disease • Absence from Work • It’s not just good for business - it’s good for us all! Treating a symptom has to be a thing of the past! This is a PROACTIVE APPROACH. By identifying the causative factor - we can then adopt controls to prevent the situation becoming more serious, ie:

  6. Occupational HealthAdding ValueBy • Promoting and maintaining the health and safety of people at work. Ensuring compliance with health and safety policy. • Advising on the provision of safe and healthy working conditions: giving support where needed. • Risk Assessing people within their working environment. • Promoting health education: lifestyle, weight, smoking cessation programs. • Aiding in the education and training of employees. • Be able to prove due diligence.

  7. Occupational HealthWorking in Partnership So - looking ahead - the Occupational Health Nurse must go out into the factory, office or workshop, to meet her work halfway. Working in Partnership with all sections of the workforce • First Aiders • Health & Safety Representatives • Trainers • Health & Safety Co-ordinators • Managers • Personnel • Promoting good communication • Promoting good company image. • Maintaining professional standards. THIS IS ADDING VALUE

  8. HEALTH AND SAFETY

  9. Health and Safety

  10. Occupational Health Nurse Advisor • Qualifications: minimum of two years as qualified registered nurse. • Ability to work alone and deal with whatever comes through the door • Understanding and caring nature • To maintain continuity in learning at diploma and degree level.

  11. Occupational Health Nurse Advisor • Is responsible for the health and safety of the employees • Is responsible for the general public by ensuring a safe product leaves the work place

  12. Partial job description

  13. THOUGHT FOR THE YEAR “A POSITIVE ATTITUDE MAY NOT SOLVE ALL YOUR PROBLEMS, BUT IT WILL ANNOY ENOUGH PEOPLE TO MAKE IT WORTH WHILE”

  14. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ADD VALUE Improving Employee Health Preventing Employee ill Health Reducing Employee Absence