High numbers of work-related accidents
Recent decades have seen significant technological advances in the workplace which
together with rapid globalization, have transformed work throughout the world. The
impact of such changes is also significant on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).
The numbers of work-related accidents and diseases are still unexpectedly high,
which is costing valuable time and resource for organization worldwide. Its been
realized that the work accidents and work related ill health issues are devouring
about 5-10% of the gross profits of an organization.
Dealing with a Changing work pattern
At the same time many workers are exposed to ‘new’ risks emerging from changing
work patterns, because of conditions arising from precarious employment and increased
pressures to meet the demands of modern working life. Workforce age profiles are
also changing, as is the gender balance in many workplaces. These changes in employment
patterns have created evident risks that were either less prevalent or less obvious
Standardize health record across
Employees are scattered across different locations of organization as well as employees
frequently keeps on moving across locations. Data management at distributed location
required considerable amount of resources and infrastructure. So there is a need
for single integrated solution to standardize employee's health record for better
visibility across all locations to satisfy IT and business needs.
Review worker’s health status
The periodic comprehensive review of a worker's health status to prevent the onset
of disease or the worsening of an existing disease that may be occurring at the
workplace is vital part of any organizations and goal of occupational health.
The government regulations pertaining to worker health and safety issues have impacted
virtually every facet of industrial operations. Effective management of regulatory
compliance factors is often crucial to continuing corporate profitability.
More demand on occupational health and
This is raising more demand of occupational health and safety related services.
Occupational health professionals have to record employee health data, maintain
their mandatory screening, manage workplace injuries / illnesses, clinic visits,
referrals ,wellness programs, cost analysis and optimization for health related