- industrial medicine
- The health care provided by employers for their employees. Apart from the provision of first aid and nursing care in larger organizations, its main aims are prophylactic: the prevention of accidents by providing adequate guards for machinery, the prevention of disease by controlling noxious fumes, dusts, etc. , and the prevention of stress by providing the best possible working environment. In addition, regular check-ups are often provided to monitor the health of members of staff.
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