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Health Surveillance

To help you comply with legal obligations Royal United Occupational Health can undertake health surveillance reviewing your employees’ exposure to physical, chemical and biological hazards in the workplace.

Health surveillance aims to:

We can undertake a variety of health surveillance assessments either here or at your own premises and all tests will be conducted in line with current legislation and guidance.

Annual health surveillance programmes with recalls can be devised although one-off appointments are also available.

Our health surveillance includes:

Spirometry

Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (Amended 2004), employees working with substances hazardous to the lungs and breathing will need to complete a questionnaire and undergo a clinical test on a periodic basis.

Night worker questionnaires

Under the Working Time Regulations, all night workers should be offered an initial and an annual health assessment as there are health risks associated with night work.

Audiometry

The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005/Noise Regulations 2005 require employers to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work.

Skin Surveillance

Under The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), employees working with substances hazardous to skin are required to complete a questionnaire and undergo a clinical examination on a periodic basis.

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Regular and frequent exposure to hand arm vibration can lead to permanent health effects.

Lead

Under The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002, employees carrying out duties with exposure to lead or in organic variations will require a medical review by an HSE appointed doctor.

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