What is Occupational Health?

The specialist field of Occupational Health covers:    

Health related to work and Work and its impact on health.

The purpose of the University's Occupational Health service is to provide a professional, effective and efficient resource which is proactive in the promotion of the health and well-being of physical and mental health of staff and students in relation to their work or studies.

The Occupational Health team will assist in the identification, development, implementation, monitoring and review of strategies for the delivery of occupational health services across the University.

It is not a replacement or substitute for the services provided by General Practitioners or other specialists and any treatments or prescription requirements remain their responsibility, not that of the Occupational Health service.

The team take an impartial view and remain objective in the advice given to employers, workers, academic staff and students.

Staff Referrals to Occupational Health

Information about referrals to Occupational Health for University employees

Staff Health Surveillance

Health surveillance for University employees.

Display Screen Equipment

DSE information for employees

Student referrals / Information

Student related Occupational Health information

Occupational Health Policies

Click here to view the Universities policies which relate to Occupational Health

Contact the team

Information about the Occupational Health team and how to contact us

Free sight test for DSE users

Click here to access the form to obtain a free sight test if you an employee and DSE user. 

Stress Risk Assessment

Information for line managers regarding competing a Stress Risk Assessment