Occupational medicine specialists work to ensure that the highest standards of health and safety at work can be achieved and maintained. While it may involve a wide number of disciplines, it centers on the management of illness, injury or disability that is related to the workplace. It also provides preventive maintenance programs for employees.
Occupational health aims for the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well being of workers in all occupations; the prevention among workers of departures from health caused by their working conditions; the protection of workers in their employment from risks resulting from factors adverse to health; placing and maintenance of a worker in an occupational environment adapted to physiological and psychological equipment.
Respiratory Clearance for Respirator Fit Testing
For different types of manual labor jobs, there are certain requirements that need to make sure the equipment fits the employees. For example, if an employee works in a Haz Mat area with toxic fumes, we need to fit their face for a respirator so that they are able to breathe properly and not inhale toxic fumes.
At Family First Urgent Care, we can provide Wellness Programs to your employees on items such as:
- Smoking Cessation
- Weight Loss
Call us to schedule an appointment on how we may help your employees and retain and attract the best candidates.