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Our core health surveillance services are covered in the table below, please click on the tabs to find out about each one and to find out more call 01793 852951 or use the contact form on the right or at the bottom of the page. If the service isn’t listed, just ask.

Health Surveillance Medicals

Health surveillance medicals are a system of ongoing health checks. Some health checks are required by law for employees who are exposed to certain risks such noise or vibration, ionising radiation, solvents, fumes, dusts, biological agents and other substances hazardous to health, or working in high risk areas such as confined spaces. The results of health surveillance can contribute to a company demonstrating health and safety risks are not affecting employee’s health, or that more needs to be done to achieve compliance… more about Health Surveillance Medicals

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Skin Surveillance

What is Skin Surveillance

Skin surveillance is typically required for employees exposed to and handling sensitising agents and skin irritants including machine oils, solvents, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. These chemicals and irritants slowly degrade the skin causing dryness, cracking and itching which can become very unpleasant for the employee… more about Skin Surveillance

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Audiometry

Audiometry is hearing checks. The Noise at Work Regulations require employers to ensure that their business activities do not damage their employees’ hearing… more about Audiometry

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Hand-arm Vibration
If your employees use hand held power tools, drive high mileage or drive work vehicles over rough and uneven surfaces as a main part of their job, they could be at risk of vibration related ill-health… more about Hand Arm Vibration (HAVS)

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Respiratory Screening / Lung Function

Respiratory screening or lung function testing is just that, checking the function of the lungs to make sure nothing at work has reduced their function. It can also be known as spirometry… more aobut Respiratory Screening / Lung Function Testing

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Face Fit Testing

Under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH), employees who wear tight fitting face pieces (masks to protect them from dusts, solvents etc.) are required to have a face fit test to ensure the face piece/mask matches the employee’s facial features and will provide an adequate seal to protect the wearer… more about Face Fit Testing

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Drug and Alcohol Testing

Alcohol and substance abuse at work costs employers millions of pounds each year, through the loss of productivity, increased sickness absence and increased accidents… more about Drug and Alcohol Testing

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New Employee Health Assessments

Employment health assessments (or Fitness for Work Assessments) are undertaken to ensure that an applicant is fit to perform the tasks for which they are being employed without risk to their own or to others’ health and safety. The assessments/medicals must be undertaken after offer of employment to comply with the Equality Act… more about New Employee Health Assessments

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Blood and Urinalysis Testing

Exposure to certain workplace hazards and chemicals can only be detected through urinalysis (urine testing) and blood screening… more about Blood and Urinalysis Testing

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