Occupational Health Consultant
Dr Raul Venegas Perez
Dr Raul Venegas Perez is an experienced Occupational Health (OH) physician. He relocated from Spain to Dublin to fulfil his role, enhancing the multi-lingual capability at Cognate Health. He brings more than 15 years’ international experience as a medical professional specialising in the area of Occupational Health.
Dr Venegas Perez previously held senior positions within Health and Safety, and Occupational Health services, across industries including energy and healthcare.
As an OH physician, Dr Venegas Perez is motivated by the goal to maintain the highest degree of physical, mental and social wellbeing of workers in all occupations, given the amount of time spent each week at work and the impact this has on quality of life.
Dr Venegas Perez was drawn Cognate Health as an organisation that aims to enhance the health and wellbeing of employees across Ireland, working side by side with the employer. He supports the solutions based approach to occupational health, responding with a complete service [and innovative occupational health capabilities based on employer and employee needs], supporting a healthier workforce.
His areas of specialty include industrial safety, toxicology, ergonomics and health care management.
Dr Venegas Perez was awarded a Specialist in Occupational Health Medicine qualification in 2013 from the University of Barcelona in Spain, following a Master’s in Evaluating Medicine in 2012. He also holds a postgraduate qualification in Occupational Toxicology from the University of Barcelona. Dr Venegas Perez graduated from Anahuac University, Mexico with an honours degree in Medicine in 2006.
He is a member of the Spanish Association of Occupational Medicine (AEEMT).
Dr Venegas Perez has acted as a medical volunteer at the Red Cross in Andorra and Salamanca Spain, as well as working to support people with disabilities.