Occupational Health and Otolaryngology

Occupational health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of dangers.  Health has been defined as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or disability". Otolaryngology is a science of medicine that deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck. Occupational health and Otolaryngology should aim at: the promotion and maintenance of the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of workers in all occupations; the protection of employees in their work from risks prevents adverse effects to health; the placing and maintenance of workers in an occupational and healthy environment results in  physiological and psychological capabilities.