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ALL YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENTS


Introduction The main objectives of Occupational Health Assessments are to analyze and evaluate the physical and mental ability of the workers to carry out their everyday tasks at work without any problems. They should be able to deliver their services without being prone to injuries and exposing themselves to hazards at the workplace. It is not only to protect themselves from harm but also to prevent them from causing injuries to others and causing damages to the property.


Roles and Responsibilities Employers The primary responsibility of Occupational Health Assessments is with the employers. They have to evaluate the health and fitness conditions of the employees regularly at the workplace or a certified health center. The doctors can recommend methods for improving and sustaining the health condition of the employees.

Employees The employees have equal responsibility for assessing their health and fitness conditions periodically. They have to report any conditions of illness and unfit conditions to the employers without any prejudice. It is the only way they can get the right treatments at the right time.


Employee Health Assessments There are various ways in which the doctors can assess the health and fitness conditions of the employees. Some of the most common checkup procedures include · Skin health · Cardiovascular health · Blood and urine tests · Vision tests · Mental soundness · Emotional balance These are some of the tests that can help to ascertain the health and fitness condition of the employees. The doctors can document the tests and results for the employers to follow up.


Health Assessment Procedures Blood Pressure Tests Though high blood pressure is not a hindrance to work, it can result in vision impairment, heart problems, fatigue and stress, and also cause mental problems. Workers who are prone to continuous stress at work can have the risk of high blood pressure.

Vision Tests Vision tests are extremely important for the employees because any impairment can result in occupational hazards, especially for those who are working in production units, maintenance, and processing departments.


CARDIOVASCULAR TESTS Cardiovascular tests can help assess the condition of the heart, chest, lungs, and circulatory systems. Workers who are working in extremely stressful conditions can be prone to heart and cardiovascular problems.

Mental Health Tests Mental health is the most important aspect for the workers since any problems in the mind can cause the workers to create problems for themselves and others at the workplace. Employers and employees need to ensure all the corrective and preventive treatments at the right time.


Health Assessment and Treatments The qualified doctors and therapists can recommend and provide the treatments for restoring the health and fitness conditions of the employees. The employer can contribute to the treatment expenses if the employee is eligible under the Occupational Health Assessments regulations and laws.


CONCLUSION The reports from Occupational Health Assessments can help evaluate the physical and mental health and fitness of the employees. The employers will have to take the responsibility of providing treatments, medications, and therapies to the employees as and when required.


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All You Wanted to Know About Occupational Health Assessments  

Occupational Health Assessments can help evaluate the physical and mental health and fitness of the employees. The employers will have to ta...

All You Wanted to Know About Occupational Health Assessments  

Occupational Health Assessments can help evaluate the physical and mental health and fitness of the employees. The employers will have to ta...

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