Occupational Health

Athletic trainers in occupational health: Caring for industrial athletes

In the occupational health setting, athletic trainers develop and manage programs designed to keep employees working at full capacity, improving company productivity and even help reduce health care and insurance costs. The occupational athletic trainer is knowledgeable in the design, implementation and measurement of injury prevention, injury reduction and return to work programs.

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  • Connect with other athletic trainers in emerging settings, including fellow occupational health ATs.
  • For more information on the occupational health setting, contact the Occupational Health Chair on the Council on Practice Advancement.