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October/November 2021 (vol. 18/3)

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SURVEY: Is SEQOHS worth its salt?

A survey of OH professionals

Summary:

John Ballard reports the findings of our exclusive survey of OH professionals on the usability, effectiveness and value for money of the OH service accreditation scheme SEQOHS.

The Safe Effective Quality Occupational Health Services (SEQOHS) accreditation scheme was launched on 1 December 2010. It was set up to: provide quality standards to which OH services could aspire; accredit services that met the standards; and help organisations wishing to commission OH services to differentiate between providers that met the standards from those that did not1. The fees for accreditation were designed to be affordable and proportionate to the size of the OH service seeking accreditation1. This independent survey was carried out to see if, in the opinion of OH professionals, these objectives had been met in the decade since the first SEQOHS accreditation certificates were awarded in June 2011…

John Ballard is editor of Occupational Health [atWork]

Author: Ballard J

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2021 (vol. 18/3) pp14-26

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