Occupational Health Promotion and Prevention Programs - Coggle Diagram
Occupational Health Promotion and Prevention Programs
General features :
The word prevention, from the verb to prevent, is defined as "preparation, disposition that is taken to avoid some danger
The technical and instrumental specificity responds in general terms to: the type of area in which we are going to work
Health education and prevention
The objective is to promote health, so that people acquire habits and customs for their physical and mental well-being within their social and work environment.
With the leading role of society and the leadership of professionals, among whom the doctor should be especially mentioned.
Promotion and Prevention in the Company
Preserve, maintain and improve the individual and collective health of workers in their occupations and that must be developed in their workplaces in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary manner.
What does it consist of
is to provide security, protection and attention to employees in the performance of their work.
The responsibility for the success of an occupational health program must be shared by all, and it is essential that all parties, employees and authorities make their best effort in this regard.
Work plays an essential role in people's lives, with most workers spending at least eight hours a day in the workplace.
Due to the risks and lack of attention paid to health and safety, accidents and illnesses are common in all parts of the world.
Occupational Health Programs
Protect the worker against any damage that may arise due to his work or the conditions in which he performs it
Promote and maintain the highest level of complete well-being (physical, mental and social) of workers
Make possible the physical and mental adaptation of workers, and in particular their placement in a job compatible with their skills.
To establish a security program, the company's top management must take into account as many factors and parameters as possible that influence the development of the program.
Certainly, all training must be accompanied by preventive measures concerning the dangerous points in the work operations.
Drugs, alcohol and tobacco in companies
According to ILO (International Labor Organization) Statistics, 15% to 20% of workers are consumers of alcohol and drugs within Spanish-speaking companies.
By implementing a drug, alcohol and/or tobacco prevention program, your company will establish a healthier work environment
Vaccinations in the workplace
The work environment, as an area in which a large part of daily activity takes place, is ideal for carrying out plans and projects for the detection and prevention of diseases
The occupational health services of companies must take into account that the worker is integrated into the community and therefore is exposed to all its risks
Vaccination of workers in the company itself has an economic and socio-sanitary justification.