Definition of occupational medicine in US English:

occupational medicine

noun

  • The branch of medicine dealing with the prevention and treatment of job-related injuries and illnesses.

    • ‘Two groups, members of a task force on MCS Syndrome and occupational medicine residents, had considerable familiarity with MCS Syndrome.’
    • ‘Early in the century occupational medicine and private workmen's compensation ensured that the problem would remain in the work place.’
    • ‘Future titles will include office emergencies and occupational medicine.’
    • ‘Because serial measurements can be made with no harmful effects, it is possible that this tool could be useful in occupational medicine.’
    • ‘He is an occupational medicine specialist physician who has researched the condition.’
    • ‘His career path was focused on becoming a general practitioner with a specialisation in occupational medicine.’
    • ‘Health professionals knowledgeable in the field of occupational medicine can be found through various professional organizations and other associations.’
    • ‘This multiskilled, cross-disciplinary approach largely emanates from the field of occupational medicine and health.’
    • ‘She is board certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine.’
    • ‘The family physician who provides occupational medicine services must maintain continuous vigilance for signs of prevention failure.’
    • ‘Opting for a career in occupational medicine after demobilisation, he joined London Transport in 1948, becoming chief medical officer in 1969.’
    • ‘His career in public health and occupational medicine gave him the chance to work with people in some of the more disadvantaged parts of the world.’
    • ‘He also completed a fellowship in occupational medicine at Johns Hopkins University Hospital and School of Public Health, Baltimore.’
    • ‘After 11 years of internal medicine and cardiology, he opted for a career in occupational medicine.’