To help reduce or even prevent occupational health hazards within the workplace you need to have strong, solid occupational health programs in place. Programs specifically designed to monitor and measure good safety and preventative practices. Good occupational health programs are ongoing. Good occupational health programs should include on-site workshops. Workshops that cover training, safety, risk, stress, wellness.
In addition to workshops, on going occupational health programs should include periodic risk assessments. These assessments will identify hazards, evaluate the risks and determine the required actions. Also included in a strong occupational health program are health assessments. These type of assesments will monitor and measure any health risks that may be present in the work place. With the proper procedures in place cccupational health hazards can be prevented or at least reduced in the workplace.
Consult with your health care professional today for more information about the occupational health programs that are available.