Employment Health Services
Handsworth Wood has long established and broad experience in the provision of high quality employment health services.
Our team have distinct, specialised skills in employment health and supported by knowledge of your workplace are able to provide a professional opinion to aid your management decisions.
Our occupational health team, working with you can:
The occupational health team can work with your business, offering individual advice and support on implementing:
As part of the recruitment process and the offer of employment fitness for work may be determined by use of a pre-employment questionnaire.
The candidate will be required at the point of offer to complete a health questionnaire which will be reviewed by an occupational health Doctor. This questionnaire can be tailored to the job requirements as determined by your recruitment documents.
Based on the information given the Doctor will then report to you on the prospective employee's fitness for work and advise if they will need to carry out a pre-employment health assessment.
Pre-Employment Health Assessment
Where a completed pre-employment health questionnaire indicates an employee’s health may affect their ability to carry out their work the Doctor will recommend a pre employment health assessment.
The prospective employee will attend an appointment with an Occupational Health Doctor following which the company will be sent a confidential report relating to the employee's fitness for work advising any adjustments to the workplace that may be required.
As part of your management of employee sickness and absence advice may be sought from an Occupational Health Doctor.
An Occupational Health Doctor, who has specific knowledge of your working environment and practices, can provide a return to work plan customised to meet the specific needs and circumstances of an individual employee.
As Occupational Health Doctor, who as specific knowledge of the workplace and working practices to be able to advise employer's of fitness for work in the long and short term as part of your absence management policy.
By visiting the workplace an Occupational Health Doctor can provide a structured review of an individual process or workstation giving advice on risk assessment in line with the Health and Safety at Work Act.
We can provide all vaccinations and advice for any of your employees who travel or work abroad through the medium of our Travel clinic.