Healthcare worker vaccinations
The Green Book (Immunisation against infectious diseases) states that all new employees should undergo an on-employment health assessment,...read more
Under the Health & Safety at Work, etc. Act (HASAWA) 1974 it is the employer’s legal responsibility to assess the potential risk of exposure to these diseases and meet the necessary health and safety guidelines as some of these diseases can have very serious consequences.
People working in certain occupationsmay be exposed to an increased risk of vaccine preventable disease, examples are:
Workers in these types of jobs are vulnerable to a whole range of different diseases and they can transmit these diseases to vulnerable populations if not immunised.
If you are unsure about whether vaccination is appropriate, our nurses can discuss your risk assessments, provide advice about particular infections, potential transmission / infection routes. For more information or to book an initial consultation please contact us
We have used Choose OH for several years and invariably find the advice, guidance and interventions for our referrals to be courteous, prompt, professional, sensitive and well-informed.Anne Ostle, West House