About Vinnuvernd ehf.

Vinnuvernd ehf. is a leading consulting firm which specializes in occupational health and safety, ergonomics and occupational health promotion.

The firm has many years of experience of working within a variety of employment sectors, for example small to big firms and companies and institutions of many kinds.

Vinnuvernd consists of a group of highly experienced practitioners such as doctors, physiotherapists, nurses, psychologists and public health masters who are all leading experts in their field.

We are convinced that implementing an occupational health regime pays for itself in many different ways, for example:

  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced absenteeism and increased presenteeism
  • Improved staff morale
  • Promoting good health and well being

Vinnuvernd offers a wide range of services which is in constant evolvement and development. Vinnuvernd serves many places around the country with qualified experts.

Our occupational phycisians/doctors presently serve many firms, companies and institutions with positive results. Health problems and issues can therefore be quickly diagnosed and sorted out. When necessary, employees can be referred to fast track specialists while respecting patient confidentiality. The doctor also works with the company’s occupational health or human resource teams to prevent further problems, with the aim of ensuring a faster recuperation, faster return to work and a healthier work environment.

The medical service includes:

  • Medical Consultation
  • Independent Medical Evaluation
  • Pre-Employment Medical Physician Assessment
  • Executive Medical
  • Specialty Medical Consults like Coronary Risk Assessment

Our aim is to assist employers and their employees to improve working environment, safety matters, their well being and health and thereby reduce time away from work.

Vinnuvernd offers absence management solutions which involves consistent recording from day one where nurses give employees health advice via telephone. Management information is provided like identification of absence “trends” and long term health problems. This is an aim to reduce cost by reducing short term and long term absence and is beneficial for both employers and employees.

Among other services we offer:

  • Health assessments of many kinds
  • Risk assessment
  • Work station assessment
  • Psychological services
  • Stress management service
  • Aviation Medical Examinations – Class I, Class II and Class III
  • Flu vaccinations and travel advice and vaccinations

We have leading experts on our team who advise employers how to to organise and conduct health promotion within their work place for long term beneficial results.

Our team also includes expert in ergonomic consultancy, manual handling and training programs. Vinnuvernd ehf. is recognised by the Administration of Occupational Safety and Health in Iceland.

Our motto is “Well-being at work”.

Vinnuvernd ehf. is located at Holtasmári 1, 200 Kópavogur.