University Occupational Health Service consists of a small team of highly trained specialists dedicated to improving the lifestyle of employees at work, during leisure and in retirement.
It aims to:
- prevent work-related ill health
- facilitate rehabilitation and return to work following periods of illness or injury
- promote physical and mental health and well-being at work.
To achieve these aims, Occupational Health works with:
- The Safety Health & Environment Unit - to identify and control significant and substantial risks to health and safety, and provide competent advice to ensure the University fulfils it's statutory obligations
- Human Resources - to support managers and staff in the reduction of avoidable sickness absence, and to consider reasonable work adjustments for staff with a disability/medical condition
- individual members of staff - to ensure they can access the support they need, to effectively manage or resolve their own health difficulties.
When may I see the Occupational Health Adviser?
You may be asked if you would like to see the Occupational Health Adviser by your Human Resources Manager or Line Manager/Head of Department.
Alternatively you may contact the OHA directly yourself, at any time to arrange an appointment by telephoning ext 7002/3563 or 4691.