Chapter 4. Occupational Health Services

  1. Joan Lewis MCIPD, Dip Law, MA and
  2. Greta Thornbory TD MSc (OH), RGN, SCPHN (OH), DipN OH, PGCEA, CMIOSH

Published Online: 15 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320480.ch4

Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lewis, J. and Thornbory TD, G. (2010) Occupational Health Services, in Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320480.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197830

Online ISBN: 9781444320480

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Keywords:

  • occupational health services;
  • human resources professionals, members of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD);
  • employment relationship, beset with legislation and potential litigation risk;
  • employment protection rights - restricted to UK;
  • psychological health and safety of employees - important in law as their physical well-being;
  • stress, bullying and other harassment, cruelty or violence - affecting mental health of employee;
  • employer checklist - monitoring dignity at work;
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASWA) and Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR);
  • ‘family friendly’ employment rights;
  • role and function of occupational health services

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Employment law perspectives

  • Occupational health perspectives

  • Summary

  • References