August/September 2021 (vol. 18/2)

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COVID-19: Back to work

A Q&A for occupational health professionals


With workplaces returning to ‘normal’ as COVID-19 restrictions ease, Paul Nicholson and John Ballard consider key questions for occupational health over the coming months and beyond.


By 14 July 2021, more than 187 million people worldwide had been confirmed to have contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)1. Based on reports to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 4 million people have died in the biggest global pandemic since the 1918 H1N1 influenza pandemic2. Aside from the devastating impact on individuals and families, …


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Dr Paul Nicholson is an occupational physician, past chair of the BMA Occupational Medicine Committee and a past president of the Society of Occupational Medicine.

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

Author: Nicholson P, Ballard J


Occupational Health at Work August/September 2021 (vol. 18/2) pp17-35

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