Advise for prospective employees who will undertake risk critical jobs or are exposed to hazards at work.
Face-to-face or paper screening pre-employment health assessments are advised for prospective employees who will undertake risk critical jobs or are exposed to hazards at work.
- Respiratory sensitisers
- Skin sensitisers
- Biological hazards
Paper screening, with follow-up telephone or personal interview (if required), by an Occupational Health Professional is suitable for many working environments.
Surveillance and screening includes:
- Assessment of lead workers
- Radiation medicals
- Asbestos medicals
- Hearing assessments – related to exposure to noise at work
- Lung function – testing for workers exposed to substances that can cause harm
- Hand arm vibration (HAVS) assessment for those employees who use vibrating tools
- Skin assessments – to detect skin problems associated with exposure to chemicals and solvents at work
- Night worker assessments
- Fork lift truck drivers assessments
- Vocational drivers (including HGV/PCV)
- Video display unit (VDU) vision for individuals who work regularly with computers
- Breathing apparatus health assessments
- Confined space health assessments
- Working at heights assessments
- Drug/alcohol screening
- Blood pressure
- Weight, waist and body mass index (BMI)
- Vision colour screen
- Blood tests for screening and biological hazards
- Private vehicle contractors (PVC), larger goods vehicles (LGV), heavy good vehicles (HGV), vocational drivers.