Occupational Health

Occupational health is a multi-disciplinary approach to keeping workers safe and healthy in the work environment. Focused on helping businesses maintain a safe and healthy workplace, occupational health is designed to assist with risk and hazard prevention, injury care, and general health requirements for a job. Organizations that partner with an occupational health provider can appreciate a safe work environment, and help employers mitigate risks, reduce healthcare costs, and improve workplace productivity.

Types of Services

Occupational health covers a wide range of medical services to ensure that your employees are physically qualified for the job and that they remain healthy and safe on the job. Type of services that are typically provided by an occupational health provider: 

  • Physical Exams
  • Respiratory Clearances
  • Audiometric Testing
  • MRO Services
  • On-Site Health and Mobile Collection Services
  • Lab work
  • Immunizations
  • Injury Care
  • Physical Abilities Exam/Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • On-Site Medical/Nursing Staff
  • Surveillance Exams (Asbestos, Hex Chrom, etc.)

Benefits of Occupational Health

Occupational health physicians and licensed health care professionals (PLHCP) are trained to provide health and care protocols for the individualized needs of the employee and are up-to-date on the latest federal and state regulations and laws for workforce health and safety. A well-designed occupational health program is key to ensuring that your organization and employees stay safe while on the job. Companies that follow best practices in occupational health can appreciate:

  • Reduced risk and costs
  • Maximize employee performance and productivity
  • Improved reputation and brand
  • Litigation avoidance
  • Investor confidence
  • Reduced employee turnover rates

To find out how DISA’s Occupational Health programs can improve your workplace safety and help you build a comprehensive occupational health program, contact DISA today at 281-637-2530