Occupational Health



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Occupational Health

What is Occupational Health?

Occupational health is designed to protect employees from potential risks and hazards on the job, assisting with everything from injury prevention to injury care.

The World Health Organization defines Occupational Health as an area of work in public health that promotes and maintains the highest degree of physical, mental, and social well-being of workers in all occupations.


Maintenance and promotion of workers' health and working capacity.
Improvement of working conditions and the working environment to become conducive to safety and health.
Work organization and working cultures should be developed to reflect essential value systems adopted by the undertaking concerned and include effective managerial systems, personnel policy, principles for participation, and voluntary quality-related management practices to improve occupational safety and health.
The science and practice of occupational health involve several disciplines, such as occupational medicine, nursing, ergonomics, psychology, industrial hygiene, safety, and others.

For more information, please contact Occupational Health or call (951) 827-5528.