Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
Northwell Health Occupational and Environmental Medicine specialists provide consultation services for a wide spectrum of work-related injuries and exposures.
Occupational health is a field of study that focuses on identifying and controlling the risks arising from physical, chemical, and other workplace hazards with the goal of establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment. Occupational medicine is a medical specialty that provides a variety of healthcare services and education to organizations and individuals to ensure that high standards of health and safety in the workplace are achieved.
Environmental medicine is the study of the interaction between environmental and workplace hazards and human health and illness. Holistic in nature, environmental medicine concerns individuals' chronic exposure to various stressors that can trigger a wide range of mental, physical and emotional disorders.