What is Occupational Medicine?

Employee Health Services

Corporate Care services are delivered under the direction of board-certified specialists in occupational medicine—the medical specialty dedicated to workplace health and wellness.

Barnabas Health Occupational Medicine

What is Occupational Medicine?

Occupational Medicine focuses on the prevention, evaluation, treatment and resolution of health conditions caused by the workplace environment. Barnabas Health Corporate Care delivers services under the direction of board-certified specialists in occupational medicine—the medical specialty dedicated to workplace and employee health and wellness.

Specialists in occupational medicine are thoroughly trained to assess the origin of worker injury and illness, taking past history, work conditions, and other factors into consideration so that injuries and illnesses are properly classified and treated appropriately to ensure workers’ safe return to work.

Specialists in occupational medicine are experts in managing and monitoring the clinical care of employees, and improving the employee’s health and well-being through health promotion and education, workplace hazard analysis, and ensuring workplace compliance with laws and safety standards.

Occupational Medicine specialists receive formal training in public health, preventive medicine, population medicine, epidemiology, toxicology, and research, with emphasis on employee health services and conditions caused by workplace exposures.

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