Disease, injuries and fatalities are often associated with high-risk positions, but the reality is that employees are "at risk" across a wide range of jobs and industries. Occupational health examines risks from the workplace and considers the work performed, employee demographics, underlying employee health, the work environment, facility setup and ergonomics.
Employers with good occupational health programs are in better control of losses that result from employee sickness, injuries and absences. International SOS' occupational health services include:
On a global level:
On a local or facility level:
As remote facilities may have unique challenges, we offer a more hands-on approach. These sites often employ workers with "safety-sensitive" positions where impaired performance can affect the health and safety and damage company assets or the environment. We provide:
- Site health reviews: a survey and analysis of a site's local health hazards and medical infrastructure
- Workplace health risks assessment: the identification of workplace hazards and remediation modelling
- Occupational health assessment: a thorough evaluation of local facility compliance against local and international standards