OUR SOLUTIONS

As a busy organisation, you need to focus on your day to day activities. As an employer, you need to trust in a partner that can deliver your occupational health service solution

From knowing how to handle outbreaks of infections illness at work, to carrying out environmental impact assessments to simplifying the relevance of new legislation, Cognate Health work with clients side-by-side.

 

Cognate Health specialise in providing complete occupational health solutions to organisations across multiple sectors throughout Ireland. Whatever the project, we’re focused on getting the right solution for you and your organisation.

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ASSESS

Carrying out a risk appraisal on every element concerning the occupational health of your organisational is the first crucial step to detecting health conditions and to pro-actively integrate occupational health into your overall business plan

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IMPLEMENT

Once the best program for your organisation has been identified, it’s now time to put things in place. Cognate Health deliver a tailored program based on a prescriptive and proven approach, ensuring at all times that your organisation is compliant with government legislation.

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MANAGE

The occupational health of your organisation is not just a ‘tick the box’ exercise. Leading organisations recognise the need to continually monitor their health from keeping a watchful eye on the exposures to various hazards to providing health and fitness reports on their employees.

What is a PRE-EMPLOYMENT ASSESSMENT?
To determine during the recruitment process whether a potential employee is medically able to meet the demands of a position and effectively perform the proposed tasks in a safe manner.
What is a FITNESS FOR WORK ASSESSMENT?
An independent assessment of the health of an individual with reference to the specific job requirements in order to determine their fitness to continue or to resume work. This assessment also considers what types of reasonable accommodations at work may be considered to enable a return to duties.
What is a SICKNESS ABSENCE ASSESSMENT?
An independent assessment of a potential medical condition of an employee whose absence from work is becoming a cause of concern, taking into account potential work accommodations that may be considered.
What is a DISABILITY EVALUATION?
Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a framework to give five impairment classes which permit the rating of the patient from no impairment to most severe.
What is an ILL-HEALTH RETIREMENT ASSESSMENT?
An independent assessment of the health of a candidate with reference to the existence of permanent disability rendering the candidate unable to ever return to the job.
What is a CRITICAL ILLNESS ASSESSMENT?
An independent assessment of the health of a candidate with reference to whether their health condition meets the criteria for the critical illness protocol or temporary rehabilitation remuneration.
What is a HEALTH SURVEILLANCE ASSESSMENT?
Specific testing to detect health problems that can arise in connection with a particular occupation.
What is HEALTH SCREENING?
Tailored health screening helps to improve the health and productivity of your workforce by assessing and improving individual risk factors for disease and ill health. Click here for more details.
What is an EXECUTIVE MEDICAL?
A health screening program for senior management within an organisation.
What is an OFFSHORE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT?
An assessment, approved by Oil & Gas UK to OGUK and Seafarer (Eng 11) standards, required by all persons working offshore.

 
What is BIOLOGICAL MONITORING?
The measurement and assessment of workplace agents or their metabolites (substances formed when the body converts the chemical) in exposed workers e.g. samples of breath, urine, or blood, or any combination of these.
What is a FLU VACCINATION
An annual vaccine to protect against the influenza virus.
What is a TRAVEL VACCINATION?
Vaccinations to protect against many travel-related infections, such as yellow fever, typhoid and hepatitis A.
What is an OCCUPATIONAL VACCINATION?
(“Vaccination to protect against many work-related infections such as hepatitis B, hepatitis A, tetanus etc.”
What is MANTOUX TESTING?
A skin test which is typically used to test someone for signs of exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is the causative organism for tuberculosis (TB) infection.
What is ERGONOMICS?
Applies information about human behaviour, abilities and limitations and other characteristics to the design of tools, machines, tasks, jobs and environments for productive, safe, comfortable and effective human use.
What is a DISPLAY SCREEN EQUIPMENT (DSE) / VISUAL DISPLAY UNIT (VDU) ASSESSMENT?
An assessment of equipment that has a graphic display screen such as conventional display screens, laptops, touch-screens and other similar devices.
What is DRUGS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE TESTING?
An increasingly important area involving measurement of alcohol, drugs and substances of abuse in the patient’s urine, blood or other biological specimen as appropriate.

To contact us...

HEADQUARTERS

Cognate Health, Ground Floor, Block B Heritage Business Park Mahon Industrial Estate, Blackrock, Cork, , Republic of Ireland

We have a network of approved occupational physicians throughout Ireland.



CALL US

1890 989 322 or +353214536040 from outside Republic of Ireland .



EMAIL

reception@cognatehealth.ie