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Letters Demise of occupational medicine

Health and Safety Executive’s response to article on the demise of occupational medicine

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 03 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6452
  1. Andrew Curran, chief scientific adviser1,
  2. David Fishwick, chief medical adviser1
  1. 1Health and Safety Executive, Bootle L20 7HS, UK

We disagree with the view of former Health and Safety Executive senior medical inspector Anne Raynal.1

The UK health and safety system has led to the UK being one of the safest places to work in Europe.2

Raynal summarises the situation in terms of the likely numbers of work related ill health problems. …

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