Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine

  • Do you have an employee with complex health and/or wellbeing issues impacting on work?
  • Do you need advice on an employee’s medical fitness for work?
  • Are you unsure what to do about health hazards at work, their impact, controls and monitoring requirements?

Fit For Work’s Occupational Physicians are doctors whose speciality focus is on the health and wellbeing of workers within the workplace. 

Our team are specialists at providing solutions for complex medical and health issues impacting on the worker and workplace.   

Our national team of doctors can deliver the following services for you:

Case Management Facilitation

  • Support for employer, manager and human relations in cases where health issues are causing excessive sickness absence or performance issues

Fitness for Work Assessments

  • Determining medical fitness for a specified job where the worker has prolonged or multiple health/injury issues impacting on capacity to sustain work safely

Health Risk Consultancy

  • Support for employers in regard to managing health risk in the workplace for a specific hazard issues (E.G. asbestos or chemical exposure) and individuals or a group of workers
  • Intervention can be telephone, video conferencing, paper-based or a worksite visit
  • Can also be combined with a strategic review of health and wellbeing or health monitoring services

ACC/Insurance Medicals

Full range of ACC/Third Party Insurer medicals including:
  • Vocational Medical Services
  • Medical Case Reviews
  • Single Discipline Assessments
  • Pain Management Service Assessments

Complex Health Management

  • Provide opinions and solutions to companies/insurers for complex cases when there are conflicting medical opinions on the worker’s fitness, or when existing medical reports require comment or interpretation
  • With the worker's consent, the medical, surgical and rehabilitation reports are reviewed and liaison with relevant health professionals is undertaken

Specialist Medicals

  • Asbestos
  • Confined Spaces
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Heat Stress
  • Civil Aviation Authority Pilot
  • Maritime/Seafarers
  • Rail
  • Hazardous Chemical
  • Hand Arm Vibration