What is an Occupational Physician?
An Occupational Physician provides a range of services relating to the health of employers and employees. They consider medical issues within the wider context of their psychosocial, industrial and motivational frameworks. They play a key role in communicating with employers, businesses and government. The specialty encompasses prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. It deals with health issues of:
- The individual worker
- Populations of workers
- Their interaction with their environment
- The “health” of the employing organisation.
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