December/January 2016/2017 (vol. 13/4)

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Survey: OH pay and benefits 2016, part 2

Part 2 of our survey of pay and benefits of OH nurses, OH physicians and occupational hygienists


John Ballard and Alice Sinclair report the results of the sixth Occupational Health [at Work] pay and benefits survey. Part two focuses on working hours, annual leave, career breaks for childcare, occupational pensions, additional financial and non-financial benefits, workload, career prospects and the state of the OH and occupational hygiene professions.

Occupational health (OH) and hygiene professionals frequently work additional hours, mostly unpaid, and generally say their workload continues to rise. However, many benefit from additional financial and non-financial benefits, including occupational pensions, and most say career options are at least as good as when they first joined the …


John Ballard is editor of Occupational Health [at Work].

Alice Sinclair is a freelance social policy researcher with a strong track record of research on occupational health.


Author: Ballard J, Sinclair A


Occupational Health at Work December/January 2016/2017 (vol. 13/4) pp17–27

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