Occupational medicine

  • Medical record employment
  • Periodic checks
  • Preventive activities

"Employers in the private and public sectors, including foreign-owned cooperative, are obliged to ensure the supervision of the health status of all employees by occupational health services"

(OMMSS no 508/2002 and no. OMSF 933/2002, the General rules on labour protection, article 32)

In accordance with the legislation of occupational health, the employer must provide preventive health services employees, concluding a contract with a medical facility licensed in this sense. medical care and enhancing the effectiveness of the quality check-ups of employees, reducing absenteeism on the illness at work.

Labour Medicine Purpose

Occupational medicine is part of the professional risk management and requires convergent action of the employer, employees and physicians. Its role is to assess the health status of employees in relation to the environment and to advise employers on the professional risk factors and how to avoid them.

What are occupational controls?

 

They are a complex of medical examinations of different specialities

Are provided for by law as part of the employment contract

Shall be established by law for each job in hand

Medical assistance in the Medical Centre includes

  • Medical examination-specific profile of each company
  • The compulsory examinations
    • Initial checks before employment,-after the change of employment, in the event of additional risk factors
    • Periodic checks
    • Preventive activities

Preventive activities program is established individually with each company separately for optimum adaptation to the needs of the company.

The role of occupational health checks

From the standpoint of the employer, by occupational health checks evalueza the risks of illness from the workplace of the employee and ensure that his health is impaired or not of these risk factors (risks related to work environment-biological agents, noise, mechanical vibration, factors linked to radiation, lighting, microclimate and risks related to work carried out-physical effortthe working position, gestures, overloaded osteo-musculo-articular, etc.).

The employee is subjected to medical examinations in connection with which he will ascertain the health status is affected by risk factors at the workplace or not. To make the first assessment to diagnosis of the disease, its treatment should be done later by other specialty controls, analyses and investigations.

They show if the health of the employees enable them to carry out all tasks and requests required for their position. Checks both the employee and the employer will be informed of the outcome of the assessments of the health certificate of aptituini, apt/unfit.

Labor Legislation

The normative acts that regulate medical checks and examinations of occupational medicine

  • Law No. 100/1998 concerning assistance for public health
  • Law No. 90/96 relating to protection of labour (republished)
  • HG 261/2001 relating to the criteria and methodology for the classification of jobs in special conditions
  • Orders and 940 of the 508 Ministry of labour and social solidarity and family and the Ministry of health approving the General Norms of Labour protection, which refers to the existenșa and the method of functioning of the occupational health service

These legal regulations governing insurance obligation occupational health checks of employees by employers and shall require that these specific checks to be carried out only by specialised clinics and not by doctors.

Further information about the legal provisions relating to occupational medicine can be found at: http://www.protectiamuncii.ro