Present day

Present day

Fast forward to today, and the business currently employs 35 people and looks after the health of approximately 50,000 employees around the country.


Rebranding

In 1987, the company underwent the first of two major rebrands when it changed its name to ‘The Midlands Occupational Health Service Ltd’ to embrace the burgeoning services sector and acknowledge the shift away from…


New name

As demand for its health services expanded beyond West Bromwich and Smethwick, it was decided to change the name to ‘The West Midlands Industrial Health Service Ltd’, in 1966. A year before, the business had…


First chairman

Originally called ‘The West Bromwich, Smethwick & District Manufacturers’ Occupational Health Service Ltd’, the charity’s founding member and first chairman, Mr Cecil George Pettit, secured a grant of £40,000 from the Nuffield Foundation to start…


Setting up as a charity

MOHS Workplace Health was established in August 1962, as a charity by a group of Black Country industrialists who met regularly to discuss important issues of the day. One of these issues was their concern…


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