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In aid of Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2023, we hosted a webinar looking at supporting employees with neurodiversity with Consultant Clinical Psychologist Dr Debbie Rees Adams
In this webinar, our Clinical Operations Manager Matt Higginson looks at the importance of early intervention in occupational health
Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workforce. Dr Amelia Evans looks at supporting these employees in the workplace.
Dr Richard Skinner provides a comprehensive overview of ill-health retirement, including when it is appropriate and what the process involves from a OH provider point of view.
What is occupational health?
Occupational health is interested in the effect of work on health and that of health on work.
Employers are required by law to prevent physical and mental ill health in workers that may occur because of business activities.
What is neurodiversity?
Neurodiversity is a concept that recognizes and celebrates the natural variations in human brain function and behaviour. It suggests that there is no such thing as a “normal” or “typical” brain, and that different ways of thinking and processing information are not necessarily deficiencies, but rather part of the natural diversity of the human population.
What is a safety critical medical?
Under the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act, employers have a duty of care to prevent the ill-health of their workers; In our latest blog, Insight Workplace Health takes an in depth look at Safety Critical Medicals.
Depending upon the industry occupation in which you work, the workplace risk assessment and method statement (RAMS) regarding respiratory health and upon your workplace COSHH risk assessment, or where there has been a diagnosed case of occupational asthma, it may be necessary for your staff to undergo periodic respiratory health surveillance.
What is a workplace needs assessment?
A Workplace Needs Assessment or Neurodiversity Assessment is a more specialist occupational health service, used to identify any adjustments needed in order for a neurodiverse employee to fulfil the responsibilities of their role