Employers — are you making the most of occupational health?

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By Michael Hardiman

Employee health can be a significant source of risk for any business and employers increasingly seek help from medical professionals in managing such risk.

Occupational health advice may be needed to: assess whether an employee is fit to return to work after long-term absence; consider what reasonable adjustments could be made for a disabled employee in order to comply with the employer’s duty under the Equality Act 2010; assist with deciding whether or not an employee can be dismissed fairly on capability grounds; or decide if an employee on sick leave is able to participate in a disciplinary or grievance procedure…

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