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Can You Work Even If An Occupational Health Doctor Says Unfit
Yes: Your occupational doctor will use the gps recommendation to write a return to duty recommendation. ...Read more
Hazards and concerns: Provide your job title and explain what you do at work and how you do it. Your visit might begin by answering a survey about the presence of hazards in the workplace (e.g., physical or chemical) and personal protective equipment you use. Describe any injuries you've had at work. List your medical conditions and medications. Identify concerns you have about your ability to perform your job safely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limited exam: Occupational health exams are limited to looking at health issues that effect your ability to do your job. Unless you're in a job where mental health is considered pertinent your history shouldn't matter. Keep in mind that many companies have employee assistance programs so if you're still having problems with hurting yourself you ought to look into getting help. ...Read more
Nope: Your sexual habits have the potential to create opportunities for you to be exposed to various diseases. If your occupation involves exposure to blood and other bodily fluids then this information is important to not only your safety but to the safety of those with whom you work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: By chemical testing if you mean biological monitoring for effects of workplace toxins, like lead, asbestos, etc., there's no point in doing this if a worker is not exposed to these substances by the nature of their work, even if the toxins exist somewhere else in the workplace. If you mean drug testing, this is a matter of company policy as it pertains to the drug free workplace act. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have scle, can I be referred to occupational health for uv-protective plastic film to go on my windows at home and car?
SCLE is known to be: A photosensitive dermatosis; so your pcp may be able to rx uv-protective film for home/car or should be willing to refer u to occupational health. Insurance may require proof that u use car for your work other than going to it & back. Check with insurance co. If they will cover the cost & from whom the rx must come as well as other requirements. ...Read more
My guess is that: Some may very nice people and some might not be. ...Read more
Protect health: An occupational health consultant will be hired to assess conditions in a workplace. There are issues ranging from ergonomics to environmental exposures. The consultant would be responsible for designing programs to monitor exposures, protect health, and maximize efficient and profitable operations. ...Read more
Workplace health: Occupational health focuses on the health of people in the work environment. There are different factors such as environmental exposures, ergonomics, and medical or physical issues that the worker brings into the job place. In the end occupational health keeps employees healthy so they can keep working. ...Read more
Workplace safety: Osha, or the department of occupational health and safety, keeps the workplace safe for workers and those who come into the work space. They oversee all safety issues, and infectious issues at the office, educate workers on safety issues, and enforce the rules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ability to do a job: Many employers require some sort of exam prior to employment to assure that an individual possesses the capability of performing the "essential functions" of a job. Other exams may monitor our health at onset of employment and then periodically during employment to check for adverse effects of workplace exposures, such as to noise or toxic chemcals. Clearance implies all is well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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