Chapter 1. The Provision of Occupational Health Services

  1. Diana Kloss MBE, LLB (London), LLM (Tulane), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Hon FFoM Honorary Senior Lecturer Employment Judge

Published Online: 19 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319712.ch1

Occupational Health Law, Fifth Edition

Occupational Health Law, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Kloss, D. (2010) The Provision of Occupational Health Services, in Occupational Health Law, Fifth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319712.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185905

Online ISBN: 9781444319712



  • provision of occupational health services;
  • occupational health provision and heyday of Industrial Revolution;
  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE);
  • early detection of hazards of work and timely adoption of preventive measures;
  • Employment Medical Advisory Service (EMAS);
  • Good Practice in Occupational Health in 2002;
  • The White Paper - demonstrating government's commitment to preventive medicine;
  • health, work and well-being - caring for our future;
  • legal obligations of employer;
  • employment medical advisory service and appointed doctors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The development of occupational health services

  • The legal obligations of the employer

  • Who pays?

  • The Employment Medical Advisory Service and Appointed Doctors

  • The occupational health physician

  • The occupational health nurse

  • The inter-disciplinary nature of occupational health

  • The relationship between the occupational health service and the general practitioner