Occupational Medicals

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What is Occupational Medicals?

By conducting Occupational Medicals, an organization can ensure that all employees are in good health and fit for work. The benefit of Medical examinations include early detection of adverse health effects that can be monitored and addressed appropriately by the employer, which will essentially save the organization money. Occupational medicals can be done for micro to macro business from various industries. 

How often should Occupational Medicals be completed?

Every employee should undergo a baseline assessment, thereafter it’s all exposure and condition dependent. A certificate of fitness is only valid for 12 months. Therefore, if an individual works in an environment where there is a risk for health issues, then an annual assessment should be done. An individual should undergo a medical bi-annually if the person works in an environment where the noise exposure is greater than 105DB.

Occupational Medicals by Occupation

Most companies do a baseline medical. However, please note, certain medicals are done based on an employees occupation and exposure to hazards. Below are samples of occupations and their medical needs. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Baseline / Entry / Exit Medicals
  • Physical Examination
  •  Glucose Test (Urine Indication)
  •  Audiometry
  •  Standard (Spirometry)
Food Safety
  •   Physical Examination
  • Glucose Test (Urine Indication)
  • Key stone
  • Audiometry
  • Only When (Spirometry)
  • Food Handlers Questionnaires FODSTUFS, COSMETICS AND IS INFECTANTS ACT,1972 11 (2) (b)(i)
Standard Construction
  • Physical Examination
  • Glucose Test (Urine Indication)
  • Audiometry
  • Only when (Spirometry)
  • Annexure 3 (Construction Regulation 7 (1) (g))
Driver Operator
  • Physical Examination
  •  Glucose Test (Standard)
  •  Audiometry
  •  Only when (Spirometry)
  • Construction Regulation 23 (d) (ii)
Agricultural Medical
  • Physical Examination
  • Glucose Test (Urine Indication)
  • Audiometry
  • Only when (Spirometry)
  • Hazardous Biological Agents8(1)
Mines Medical
  • Physical Examination
  • Glucose Test (Urine Indication)
  • Audiometry
  • Spirometry