To support and promote the employee’s health and fitness as well as to avoid negative effects, the companies are able to provide special programs (regular back courses, etc.) and perform many activities (such as health days, nutrition tips).
The promotion of health at work should have a high priority in the company because employees in good health are more motivated and efficient. Before the employer starts its specific work / task, he must be checked up medically in regular intervals to determine its medical fitness. According to the company’s activities and the associated risks, it is advisable to draw up a list of the necessary occupational health examinations. Thereby wearing of special PPE (including respiratory protection) has to be considered too. In case of an accident the injured person has to be treated medically. In addition, they must be supported by the company in their professional reintegration. The ultimate goal is the complete restoration of the employee’s health and working ability.