Employers need to be confident that sickness absence is managed in line with current legislation. An early opinion can often reduce total absence and result in a quicker return to full employment.
The correct adjustments ensure not only that you are complying with the Disability Legislation but also doing the best for your staff. Companies have a legal duty to ensure that they look after the Health and Safety of their employees and claims for Unfair Dismissal can be brought against a company that falls foul of the legislation.
All our doctors hold specific qualifications in Occupational Medicine so that you can be sure of the best advice.
Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, knowledge regarding its progression and at risk populations has been steadily increasing.
In view of this it is becoming apparent that establishing the health risks that Covid-19 infection poses is of paramount importance to both individuals and employers alike. We are able undertake personalised assessments to establish Covid-19 health risk and to give advice to individuals and employers as to the best way to keep safe.
Most employers would agree that people are your most valuable asset. Considering the health of people at work is one of the most constructive contributions you can make to protecting this investment.
Most of the diseases which lead to severe disability or premature death can be prevented if discovered in their early stages. For example the serious consequences of heart disease, strokes, diabetes, asthma, liver disease and cancers can be ameliorated by early detection and treatment.
Likewise the progression of poor mental health (depression, anxiety), hernias, lower back pains, repetitive strain injuries and arthritis have the potential to develop into major problems.
Medical screening will make a genuine contribution to the health of your organisation. Can you afford not to make such an investment?
If you have any specific questions please feel free to call or email us.