As a health and wellness provider to many manufacturing businesses, we know how to keep employees feeling safe and in good health. While there are mandatory requirements needed to adhere to regulations, we go above and beyond with our services. Health and wellness not only benefits staff – who feel fitter, healthier and safer than before – but it is also proven to increase productivity, morale and staff retention within the workplace. Although every organisation is unique, and services are tailored accordingly, we have identified certain fundamentals within this sector.
Our occupational health services can help identify and mitigate potential hazards in the manufacturing process that could harm workers’ health and safety. This helps to ensure that the work environment is safe for workers.
Workplace injuries are common in manufacturing industries and occupational health assessments can help identify workers who are most at risk of injury and offer advice and guidance to enable health and safety managers to implement preventive measures to reduce the occurrence of accidents.
Due to the fast-paced nature of work and production demands, manufacturing employees can experience stress and other mental health concerns. Our occupational health professionals can provide support and resources to help employees deal with these challenges and improve their mental wellbeing.
Workers in manufacturing may be exposed to hazardous chemicals or environments that could affect their physical health. Our team can support the implementation health and safety measures to prevent illness or injury, helping to ensure regulatory compliance. Occupational health can help to ensure that the manufacturing sector is in compliance with the relevant regulatory safety standards concerning the manufacturing business and their employees and reduce the risk of future litigation from failing to monitor health in the manufacturing workplace.
Occupational Health in the Manufacturing Sector - Protecting Your Workforce
The manufacturing sector plays a pivotal role in driving economies and providing employment opportunities around the world. However, the nature of manufacturing work often involves inherent risks and hazards that can adversely impact the health and wellbeing of workers.
As an employer, it is your responsibility to keep your employees safe whilst at work which is why it’s important to understand what the top safety risks to your people are. In our recent articles we explore some of the most common health issues faced by employees in the manufacturing sector, and highlight the importance of proactive measures to address and prevent these challenges.
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I have worked with NPH Group for three years, and found their service to be professional, reliable and cost-competitive. NPH Group delivers a broad range of Occupational Health Services to our business, and have very recently met and managed the challenges of our changing business needs. Our designated Occupational Health Advisors are professionally qualified, continually developed, have industry-specific knowledge, and are commercially-minded whilst remaining empathetic and approachable. I would recommend NPH Group to any business requiring a professional, flexible, impartial and independent OH service at a competitive rate.
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