Occupational health is defined as the branch of medicine dealing with the health and safety in the workplace. The safety aspect focuses on the prevention and treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses and is designed to protect employees from potential risks and hazards on the job. The Health aspect includes ensuring a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being among employees.
Good Occupational Health prevents unsafe working practices and manages sickness and injury. This in turn results in less absent days and a healthier, happier , safe and more productive workforce.