Occupational Health seeks to promote and maintain the physical and mental well-being of employees. The importance of occupational health at work should never be underestimated, essentially it is about preventing and treating job-related injuries or illnesses, it deals with all aspects of health and safety and can be both proactive and reactive.
Simply put, Occupational Health focuses on the way work affects your employee’s health and how an employee’s health effects their work.
Our team of experienced and qualified healthcare professionals provide a wide range of services to help you proactively monitor your employee’s health, allowing you to ensure your staff are well, productive and ‘in work’.
A Noise Risk Assessment enables employers to identify those who may be exposed to excessive levels of noise during their work activities. Noise Risk Assessments are an essential tool to help protect all employees from avoidable hearing damage.
Occupational Hearing Screening is an essential control measure if your staff work in a noisy environment or are exposed to loud noise as part of their working life. RB Health and Safety Solutions offer an expert mobile audiometry service which provides a convenient on-site option, minimising disruption to your business.
Spirometry or Lung Function Testing, is a simple test used to detect early warning signs of lung problems. This is for employees who are regularly exposed to hazardous substances such as dusts, gases, vapours or other airborne inhalants.
Under the Control of Hand Arm Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 it is a legal requirement that all those working with vibrating tools must undergo HAVS (Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome) testing. This can include hand tools, hand guided equipment and holding on to materials that are being processed by a machine.
To comply with the COSHH Regulations 2002, if your staff work with hazardous substances, it is your duty to protect their health. A skin assessment is required for anyone who comes into contact with chemicals such as disinfectants, oils and grease, solvents used in paint and degreasers. By booking a skin assessment you can prevent work related illness, prevent future health issues and improve recovery from current issues.
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