Health Surveillance – a legal requirement
A timber company had had an inspection by the HSE and were advised they needed to comply with H&S regulations and provide Health Surveillance for all their employees exposed to risks at work. The employees were exposed to noise, vibration and chemicals so needed to heave health surveillance for breathing, hearing, and skin problems as well as Hand Arm Vibration for those working with vibrating tools.
Protecting your Employees with Health Surveillance
WorkFuture Ltd were asked to undertake the health surveillance to make sure the company was compliant with HSE Regulations. A specialist nurse, trained in hand Arm Vibration assessment carried out the surveillance on-site. The company was able to demonstrate to the HSE that they had complied with the H&S regulations and were now managing the health of their employees safely.