Occupational Health Standards.
Employer Guide to Regulation, Medical Ethics and Best Practice
Occupational Health Standards. Know, Assess, Adjust/Control and Monitor
Occupational health standards are determined by; regulation, your common law duty of care to your employees and implied terms in employment contracts. These standards require you to:
The degree of effect or risk using an adequately trained person.
For the effect or risk taking all reasonably practical steps.
The continued adequacy of adjustments / controls and change them if necessary.
The other pages in this Occupational Health Standards section provide the essential details you need to achieve these fundamental standards.
- ‘Fitness’ is meant to define your employee’s mental and physical capacity to perform at work.
- ‘Performance’ is meant to include; attendance, time keeping, demonstrating behaviours, accepting responsibilities, owning accountabilities and delivering outputs reasonably expected of your employee.
- ‘Work’ is meant to include your employee’s; duties, equipment, working pattern, working environment, conditions, demands and exposures.