Occupational Medicine specialists at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota focus on the effect of work on health and of health on work in an effort to prevent illness, injury or permanent impairment. Their goal is to help each working individual be a safe, healthy and productive member of the workforce. Occupational medicine doctors can provide treatment to an employee if injury or illness occurs, and they can help employers adapt the workplace to the changing needs of individuals.
Mayo's Occupational Medicine specialists are experts in in physical, chemical, biological, and psychosocial hazards in the workplace and how they may be assessed and safely managed. Knowledge of laws and regulations that affect employment are also considered as our doctors assist employees in returning to work.
Occupational Medicine works closely with employers to provide the following services: