Occupational medicine-medical specialty dedicated to workplace health and wellness. Occupational Medicine comes under the branch of clinical medicine to promote Occupational Health. Occupational medicine concentrates in the diagnosis, control and prevention of disease or accidents in workplace factors. It is concerned with all aspects of the effects of work on health. Occupational Medicine committed to keeping people health at work places, and also educated about work place safety, also prevention of work place diseases injuries and accidents, set the fitness for workers and helping to rehabilitation those who have suffered in work site or sickness back into work.
Being out of work has significant negative effects for the physical and mental health of the individual. There is good proof that getting back into work not only improves confidence, it aids healing and rehabilitation. Occupational medical practitioner visit workplaces and evaluate a range of work-related health affairs. The major responsibilities of the occupational and physician is to evaluate the interaction between work and health. Diagnosing and treating occupational diseases and competently handling injuries helping people to stay at work or to return to work following accident or illness is a key part of their role. The physicians organize and manage the delivery of health services
Last date updated on June, 2014