Occupational Medicine is a medical specialty where highly-trained specialists focus on the effects of work on health and (conversely) health on work.
It understands the full range of workplace and environmental hazards (chemical, physical, biological & psychosocial), associated risks of exposure to such hazards, and how these may cause an adverse impact on biological health, such as injury or illness.
It covers all occupational/work groupings, and understands the nature of such work in terms of inherent task requirements, environment, and human ergonomics.
At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain an expert submission that suits your needs and budget.
Expertise in Action
Occupational physicians can assess the physical functional capacity of a person to work. This is an important element in assessing their capacity for work and to earn income.
Economic loss arising from personal injury is a major head of damage in many personal injury actions and is a challenging issue to assess.
The need to assess the capacity for work or to earn income arises in a number of circumstances. The physical functional capacity for work is commonly one of the critical issues, especially in the context of events that cause personal injury.
Common examples of situations where a need arises to assess the physical functional capacity for work include:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Work place accidents
- Income protection insurance policies
- Injuries in public places
Earning Capacity Assessments is a leader in the field of assessing the economic consequences of physical and psychological injury.
Click this link and the links below to read more about the assessment of economic loss arising from personal injury and the range of expert evidence products and services produced by Earning Capacity Assessments to help you investigate and prepare your client’s case.
For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.
The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype