Workability Solutions

Employers like you are getting on with the day job
Because Occupational Health makes it easier to manage health at work

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What we do

Our Mission

To support your people to actively self-manage their wellbeing and enable you to focus on the health of your business.

One in four adults has a long-term condition or impairment and two fifths of those 
We carry out consultations to understand the whole person’s capabilities, skills, strengths and attributes, as well as identifying impairments and accommodations that need to be considered. We promote self-management  and  support employee health and productivity from recruitment to retirement.

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The Sky's The Limit

We Help Your Business Improve Productivity

We will help you to create an integrated health approach to workplace accommodations and a health and productivity dashboard that simplifies your job and promotes the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being.

We support and encourage your employees to manage and maintain their health condition(s) and fitness for work through our Expert Patient approach. 

Latest occupational ill-health data

Work-related ill health
& causes

1.7 million workers suffer from work-related ill health
(new or longstanding cases).

48% are reported as stress, depression, or anxiety up from 44% and 27% as musculo-skeletal disorders down from 37% in 2020. The remainder are lung or asbestos-related, cancer, skin disease, hand-arm vibration and noise induced hearing loss with work-acquired infectious disease joining this list with a 10x increase in work-acquired COVID-19 cases from 9786 being reported since 10 April 2020 to 93000 in 2021.

Robust Occupational Health assessments provide meaningful advice, identify and recommend risk-reduction measures including job accommodations, adaptations and adjustments. 

 

Do You Work In Any Of
The Following Industries?

We have collected some data and research into each of them
to give you a better industry-specific context for Work-related ill health.

AGRICOLTURE FORESTRY AND FISHING ICON
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Education
Health & Social Care
Manufacturing
SME employers
Retail

We Solve Real Problems

what can we do for you?

COVID (SARS) medical risk assessment

Individual telephone assessment to identify health and demographic risks for COVID infection and severity. Report recommending fitness for work, adaptations and adjustments to reduce and mitigate workplace risk(s).

Management Consultancy Integrated Health

Explore the key challenges facing the organisation (internal and externally driven issues) and how Health Management might link to these Develop a health management policy and framework that meets the needs of the organisation and people.

Reasonable Adjustments Assessment & Report

Consider the impact of the individual's condition(s) or impairment(s) on their job role and environment by identifying workplace adjustments through the Workability Manager system.

Ergonomic Workplace Assessment

Workplace health assessment Focus on function rather than disability Signposting to health improvement Education to improve symptom reporting Identification of adjustments and adaptations Reassurance regarding fitness for and well-being at work Expert patient approach.

Reasonable Adjustments Mental Health Assessment

A supportive conversation with a mental health practitioner while considering job role and environment to identify and recommend adjustments to support the individual's difficulties carrying out their role.

Employment Health Screening & Assessment

Proactive compliance with statutory employment requirements Assessment of questionnaires for adjustments, monitoring or surveillance

Health Monitoring

Shift work, stress, vulnerable workers. Client or OH managed service available encourage employees to report symptoms, that may affect or be affected by their work, to their GP or line manager as soon as possible to get early medical and occupational intervention(s).

Statutory Health Surveillance

Client or OH managed service available Proactive compliance with statutory employment requirements.

Lucy Kenyon
FRSPH ICertOH
M.Med.Sci. SCPHN RGN

Managing Director
Integrated Health Consultant

Adrian Lucas RN
Dip.T'ai Chi

Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist
T'ai Chi Master

Jo Sutherland MA SW
PGD Award Mental Health

Social Worker, AMHP
Best Interest Assessor
Coach, Resilience Specialist

Julian Burton

Change Consultant

Visual Dialogue for Change

Kerry Black
M.Sc.(OH) ICertOH
SCPHN RN

Specialist Occupational Health Nurse Consultant

Kaaren Marshall
SCPHN (OH) RGN
K.O.H. Consulting

Network Health Surveillance Specialist

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AGRICOLTURE, FORESTRY & FISHING

7,000 work-related cases of musculoskeletal disorders (new or long-standing) annually, about half of all ill health in this Sector and nearly double the rate for all industries. The other health risks relate to workplace exposures which can be mitigated through Occupational Health Surveillance.

The main psycho-social risks related to length/irregularity of working hours and time pressure, which can be risk-managed through Occupational Health Monitoring.

EDUCATION

25% more workers in this sector report work-related stress, depression or anxiety than across all industries. The main psychosocial risks related to “difficult” customers and time pressure. These risks can be mitigated through Occupational Health Monitoring and Coaching.
1.89 million days were lost due to work-related illness, accounting for 10% of the total UK financial and non-financial costs to society.

Working days lost

Economic costs

health & social care

3% of Health and Social Care Workers suffer from work-related ill health (new or longstanding cases) 25% more than workers across all industries with 50% listing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic as an aggravating factor.

The main work factors cited  as causing work-related stress,
depression or anxiety were workload pressures, including tight deadlines and
too much responsibility and a perceived lack of managerial support.

Robust Occupational Health assessments identify risk-reduction measures including job accommodations, adaptations and adjustments.

This sector has the highest economic costs of new cases of work-related ill health, estimated at £ 2.6 billion causing 3.91 million days’ lost per year.

ECONOMIC COSTS

Work-related ill-health

33% more workers suffer from stress, depression or anxiety than workers across all industries. This risk can be managed and reduced through a Health Monitoring programme.

15% more workers in this sector report suffering from a musculoskeletal disorder they believed was work -related (new or long-standing cases) than workers across all industries.

Double the proportion of workers suffer from contact dermatitis than for all industries, with Medical practitioners and Nurses suffering from < 4 times the all-industry rate of contact dermatitis.
74,000 cases of non-fatal work-related injury of which 38% involved over 3 days and 29% over 7 days’ absence.