Occupational Therapists have historically worked in hospitals, community and social care settings but our expertise is a great fit with Occupational Health (OH)!
Spring 2022 Article
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all areas of healthcare, including pulmonary function testing services which have either been greatly reduced or stopped entirely. The re-starting of these services requires urgent action so that we can resume the management of respiratory disease through correct diagnosis and therapeutic / referral interventions.
Looking back at my work-life balance when I started my corporate HR journey over 30 years ago, it just didn’t exist. I worked long hours and there really wasn’t much time for anything but work. But I knew I wanted a family as well and corporate life just wouldn’t fit with my future aspirations. Therefore, I decided to set up my own HR consulting business.
Employers’ responsibilities to workers regarding the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are changing from 6th April 2022.
The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 2022 amends the 1992 Regulations to extend employers’ and employees’ duties in respect of PPE to a wider group of workers.
Employers commission Occupational Health to supply an opinion in the form of a written report. They ask us to assess and advise them on how an individual’s health affects their ability to perform their role and to suggest adjustments. But how often have you stopped to ask yourself, how effective am I being at getting this information across?