Occupational medicine specialists are medical doctors who specialize in helping organizations maintain a safe and healthy workplace and provide care for injured workers and assist them in getting back to work. An occupational medicine specialist is a preventive medicine specialist who is further specialized in occupational medicine.
Occupational medicine specialists can be board-certified through the Board of Preventive Medicine, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Last Revised: May 30, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William S. Marras, PhD, CPE - Ergonomics
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