People working in certain occupations may be exposed to an increased risk of vaccine-preventable disease. Examples are:
- Dental / medical surgeries
- Emergency and essential services
- Jobs involving children, animals or specific communities.
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.
For healthcare workers there is a legal requirement for staff members to have certain immunisations. For other roles, the employer’s ‘duty of care’ is linked to a risk assessment, which we can carry out on your behalf.
In line with Department of Health guidelines our team will be able to make recommendations based on what sort of role each worker fulfils.
If you are unsure about whether vaccination is appropriate, our nurses can discuss your risk assessments, provide advice about particular infections and provide information on potential transmission / infection routes. They can also source the vaccination, administer it and carry out tests afterwards to determine success. Employers are also provided with a record to demonstrate compliance.
The service can be used to review existing employees and ensure that procedures are compliant and up to date with current legislation or can be accessed for new employees as part of their induction.
Contact us today on 01228 513687 for a consultation.