Occupational Health and Workplace Injuries
Occupational Health is a branch of medicine that comprises of treatment and prevention of work-related diseases, safe working practices, ergonomics, promotion and preservation of physical, emotional and social well-being of workers in all occupations.
Occupational health problems may affect the employee due to a variety of reasons. Common occupational health hazards include any injury such as cuts, fractures or sprains, strains, amputations, repetitive motion disorders, hearing problems due to excess noise exposure, blindness or any vision problems, illness due to inhalation, touching or ingesting noxious substances, exposure to radiation and any exposure to microorganisms in healthcare settings.
Vitalis Family Medical Practice have a motivated and highly qualified team of doctors, nurses and practice staff who are dedicated to providing all employees with the best possible care. We pride ourselves on developing relationships with companies to encourage communication and high quality care for workers. Our services include careful pre-employment medicals, and active management of work related injuries. We know the importance of good communication with employers to minimise lost time from injuries, and we work with employers to find alternative duties for injured staff where possible. We utilise a team approach to rehabilitate injured workers for a speedy return to work.
We offer services including:
- Health Assessments
- Hearing Tests
- Drug and Alcohol Checks
- Vaccinations, arranged by request
We offer a range of employment related medicals including:
- Driving (Private and Commercial)
- Mining and other medicals
- Workers Compensation and Work Related Injuries