To establish at what point a worker needs to be removed from a certain work environment and at what point a worker can return to that environment
To show if the companies prevention and control measures are working effectively.
To establish workers health status when they start to work in an environment where they are exposed to particular hazards.
To promote that hazards needs to be controlled more effectively.
Medical surveillance should not be used as a tool to discover hazards. That should happen through hazard identification and risk assessments. Medical surveillance should be to ensure that control and prevention measures are working properly. Medical surveillance should be seen to evaluate the success of the prevention measures implemented and be the basis to consider the implementation of additional measures as required.
THE TESTS PERFORMED ON AUDIO, VISION AND SPIROMETRY WILL BE DONE BY A QUALIFIED TECHNICIAN WITH CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY AND REGISTERED WITH SASOHN.
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