Insight Workplace Health

Occupational Health

This individual customer focus allows us to provide robust advice to ensure your services portfolio is comprehensive, keeping your people in work, safe and well.

Why does occupational health matter?

Health surveillance: protecting your employees.

Health surveillance will be required if your employees are at risk from:
  • Noise or vibration
  • Solvents, dusts, fumes, biological agents and other substances hazardous to health
  • Asbestos, lead or work in compressed air
  • Ionising radiation.
Health surveillance in these circumstances is statutory and you cannot opt out. It can help make sure that any ill health effects are detected as early as possible.

The business case

Leading companies that connect health and productivity strategies to business objectives report employee health improvements, lower costs, reduced work loss and higher productivity.

These are also linked to significant competitive and financial advantages, including higher revenues per employee and total shareholder return. It is appropriate to view employee health as a social investment to be leveraged rather than a cost to be justified.




    • E-Learning Courses

      E-Learning Courses Accessible online any time, they enable you to study at your own pace. A comprehensive list of online courses These are short courses, typically taking 45 to 90 minutes to complete. They cover a huge range of topics in the areas of health and safety, business skills and health and social care, and […]

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    • Face-to-Face Courses

      Face-to-Face Courses Keep your workforce safe and healthy. Giving your team the tools they need Keeping your workforce safe and healthy can involve sending some or all of your team on specialist courses. Our comprehensive collection of training courses covers a long list of health and safety and occupational health topics, as well as first […]

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    Employee screening & health screening

    • Mobile Screening

      We have a fleet of vehicles and experienced staff ready to undertake jobs of any size. We undertake thousands of Safety Critical Medicals and Health Surveillance appointments every year, for companies of all sizes and all industries. We are also able to undertake more specialist medicals where required.

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    • On Employment Screening

      On employment screening is specific to your organisation; it allows you to set a health baseline for new joiners and ensures that appropriate workplace adjustments can be implemented at the start of a role. This process ensures both that the individual is fit for a role and that the role “fits” the individual.

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    • Health Surveillance

      Insight Health Screening will help you meet your legislative requirements and obligations under COSHH.

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    • Drug and Alcohol Testing

      Drug and alcohol testing services help our customers to achieve a healthy, safe and compliant workplace. Various different forms of intervention from planned, random screening programmes through to “for cause” intervention can help to change cultures within our customers’ organisations.

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    • Night Worker

      The purpose of a night worker health assessment is to determine whether a worker is fit to undertake the night work to which he/she has been assigned. Also, it is to determine whether the work will have an effect upon the employee’s health.

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    • Safety Critical Medicals

      The term “safety critical work” is defined as: “Where the ill health of an individual may compromise their ability to undertake a task defined as safety critical, thereby posing a significant risk to the health and safety of others.”

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    • Lone Worker

      Any member of staff whose job requires them to work by themselves without close or direct supervision is classified as a lone worker.

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    • Working at Heights

      Working at heights is defined as working in any place where, if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury.

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    • Confined Space

      A confined space is one which is both enclosed, or largely enclosed, and which also has a reasonably foreseeable risk to workers of fire, explosion, loss of consciousness, asphyxiation or drowning.

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    • Fitness for Task medicals

      “Fit to work” or “fitness to work” is a medical assessment performed to assess whether an employee can safely carry out a specific job or task.

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    • Driver Medicals

      Our driver medicals are tailored to your individual circumstances and ensure that your workplace transport drivers are medically fit to drive their vehicles.

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    Absence management

    • Management Referrals

      Our occupational health professionals provide a quality and timely service, often returning reports faster than the industry standard lead times, without compromising on quality.

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    • Early Intervention

      Early intervention is key in the case of sickness absence. Evidence shows that absentees who are called by Occupational Health on the same day showed a quicker return to work than those called on subsequent days.

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    Employee wellbeing

    • Mental Health Support

      Managing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders and more can be very complex in the workplace but is necessary to promote inclusiveness and support employees.

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    • Wellbeing and Health Promotion

      Healthy workforces are more productive. Being recognised as an employer that takes the health and wellbeing of your employees seriously reflects positively on the reputation and culture of the organisation.

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    Specialist Services


      Our clients include