PRAXES’ Clinic Now Located at 20 Orion Court in Woodside, Dartmouth.
You are focused on running your business, and you need a healthy workforce to help you make your business successful. But employee health is complicated, and you probably have lots of questions, such as:
- I know I am responsible for safety, but what responsibilities do I have for ‘health’?
- I pay for Workers Compensation – doesn’t that cover everything?
- Should my employees have a medical exam before they start working for me?
- My employee health benefits costs keep going up – is there anything I can do to help my employees to be healthier?
- If a worker has a workplace injury, what rights and responsibilities do I have as an employer?
PRAXES can help you to understand workplace health. We can help you to identify and prevent work-related illnesses and injuries. Essentially, we are a medical partner for our clients, our job is to keep your workers and workplace healthy.
Initial Assessment of your workplace:
- Workplace audits to determine what health and safety risks are present.
- Recommended medical exams for workers (based on the risks identified) – examples are:
- Respiratory Fitness testing
- Alcohol and drug testing
- Hearing, Vision and/or Blood tests
- Ongoing monitoring of worker health (surveillance programs)
Required Medical Exams:
- Transport Canada Seafarer’s Medical exam
- Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) medical exam
- Aviation Medical exam
- Diving medical exam
Pro-active health management (most can be delivered at your work site):
- Health risk assessments
- Onsite medical services – e.g. flu shots
- 24/7 Medical Advice (MDAccess)
- Health promotion information sessions
- Medical Kits for remote workers
- Independent Medical Exams (IME’s)
- Modified duties programs
- Return-to-work exams
- Disability Case Management
To learn more about how PRAXES can help you to manage workplace health, email or call:
Glenn Legge – Clinical Services Manager
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