Occupational Health Surveillance

A guide to legal requirements in occupational health surveillance where workers are exposed to substances hazardous to health.



Occupational health surveillance gives an early indication of the onset of occupational ill health. This allows for corrective action to be taken before it can develop into a long-term problem.

There are specific requirements for surveillance in topic-based legislation and also in the more general legislation about substances hazardous to health. Routine surveillance is required wherever it will identify the onset of occupational ill-health.

Download this free guide to learn more about:

  • Where do I start?
  • What is involved?
  • Will I be told the results of health surveillance?
  • Should I involve employees?
  • Records
  • Advice and assistance

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