Occupational Health Questions
Here you will find answer to some frequently asked Occupational Health questions.
As a continuation of the Safewell article Are welding fumes cancerous. Click the link to read the article. The HSE have issued further guidelines on Pneumonia vaccinations to help prevent and control exposure to welding fumes and related respiratory conditions.
The most common problem associated with dust in the workplace arises from dust-related illnesses which have been found to be one of the major killers in the UK when it comes to occupational health.
H.A.V.S – Hand arm vibration syndrome, know the facts.
The ever changing world of Health & Safety, from Safety critical to construction Medical.
Health and safety at work is a general term taken from UK health and safety legislation.Health and safety at work is a general term taken from UK health and safety legislation.
What are Offsite Occupational Health Services?
Shift workers, particularly those who work at night, may be at risk of ill health because shift work can disrupt our body clock (by interfering with the production of hormones by the body), disturb sleep and cause fatigue.
Respiratory screening or lung function testing is just that, checking the function of the lungs to make sure nothing at work is reducing the employees function.
Health and Safety in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) is mostly about understanding how to work safely with computers and environments with lots of technology equipment.
Like all drivers at work, fork lift truck drivers must be medically fit to drive a forklift truck. At Safewell we adopt the DVLA standards given by their Drivers’ Medical Unit, which is recommended by the HSE.
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