Occupational health and safety is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. The main focus in occupational health is on three different objectives:
- the maintenance and promotion of workers’ health and working capacity.
- the improvement of working environment and work to become conducive to safety and health.
- development of work organizations and working cultures in a direction which supports health and safety at work and in doing so also promotes a positive social climate and smooth operation and may enhance productivity of the organization.