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Health Surveillance

Health Surveillance is a system of ongoing health checks. These may be required by law for employees who are exposed to certain hazards and tasks;

Noise, vibration, ionising radiation, solvents, fumes, dusts, biological agents and other substances hazardous to health.

Health surveillance detects ill health at an early stage allowing employers to introduce better controls to prevent them getting worse and enabling employees to raise concerns about how work affects their health.


Health Surveillance can also highlight lapses in workplace control measures. It is also invaluable time spent with the employees in educating, refreshing them on the impact of health effects and the use of protective equipment.

Health surveillance is not a requirement for all employers. It only needs to be carried out if your employees are exposed to hazards that can cause disease or adversely impact on their health. We offer the following health surveillance to meet your legislative requirements;

  • Audiometry/ Hearing Tests
     

  • Respiratory/ Lung Function Tests
     

  • Skin Assessments
     

  • Hand Arm Vibration Surveillance
     

  • Asbestos Surveillance

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