Occupational Health Professionals
Selecting Occupational Health Professionals
The fact that there are a number of different capabilities present among health and safety professionals may pose some difficulties for management in defining and selecting the specific professionals required. The following references provide information about selecting occupational health professionals.
- The Occupational Health Professional's Services and Qualifications: Questions and Answers. OSHA Publication 3160, (Revised 1999). Provides guidance and serves as a resource for those considering the selection of a qualified health care professional to participate in workplace safety and health activities.
- Small Business Safety and Health Handbook. OSHA Publication 2209, (2024) [Español OSHA Publication 4261, (2024)]. Summarizes the benefits of an effective safety and health program, provides self-inspection checklists for employers to identify workplace hazards, and reviews key workplace safety and health resources for small businesses.