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MedWise Occupational Health and Travel Health Services

The Occupational Health Assessment – A Guide for the Employer

What is occupational health?

Occupational health is the speciality of medicine that is concerned with all aspects of health as it affects work and work as it affects health.

Why Occupational Health?

  • Protect employees from adverse health affects associated with their work.

  • Comply with health & safety and equality legislation.

  • Manage your legal and insurance costs.

  • A healthy workforce is a productive workforce.

  • Invest in your employee’s health and protect your most important resource.

  • Ensure employees are fit to perform their work safely and effectively.

Why Medwise?

Medwise is a specialist Occupational Health Medical Practice. Our doctors and nurses are trained and experienced in the specialist knowledge, skills and attitude and are recognised as specialists in occupational health.

Medwise was established in 2005 to provide quality occupational health services to employers in Kildare and surrounding counties. Medwise provides a comprehensive range of services, which can be tailored to suit the occupational health needs of your business. We can deliver the service at your worksite (see, or at our clinics in Naas, Santry and Limerick.

Medwise uses standard forms for referral and reporting to ensure quality and efficiency of service delivery.

Medwise Occupational Health Services 

Keystone vision testing (VDU screening)

Ergonomic assessment

Lung function testing (spirometry)

Occupational vaccination program

Workplace health promotion programme

Pregnancy risk assessment

Health surveillance (Noise, Dust, Chemicals, Biological agents)

Shift work / night work medicals

Pre-employment medical examinations

Sickness absence assessment

Occupational injury assessment

Rehabilitation and return to work program

Ill health retirement assessment

Fitness to drive assessment

Drug and alcohol testing

Expert occupational health advice

Expert medico-legal support

Hearing testing (audiometry)