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Health Records and Medical Surveillance: Constructing Better Health
Update for asbestos web community on health records, medical surveillance and Constructing Better Health Fitness for Task health card.
10 years ago 10 years ago
Safety Warning for users of DCUs
Advice on safe use of DCUs following a dangerous occurrence involving gas safety and decontamination units
8 years ago 8 years ago
World Health Organisation: Chemicals of major public concern
World Health Organisation (WHO) Document: Action is needed on chemicals of major public health concern. This document has been produced by WHO and contains information on asbestos related diseases.
8 years ago 8 years ago
Hot Work In Asbestos
Information on hot conditions during work with asbestos
5 years ago 5 years ago
Guidance for Appointed Doctors - Asbestos
This online guidance note tells appointed doctors how to conduct medical surveillance of workers exposed to asbestos during 'licensed work'. It may be useful to other health professionals with an interest in the subject. It explains the duties appointed doctors have under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. It covers asbestos-related diseases, RIDDOR, medical surveillance, the certificate of medical examination, records, incidental exposure and Employers' Liability Compulsory Insurance.
5 years ago 5 years ago
Medical surveillance for workers carrying out non-licensed work with asbestos
This online guidance note tells doctors how to conduct medical surveillance of workers exposed to asbestos during certain non-licensed work. It explains the duties doctors have under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. It covers asbestos-related diseases, who can carry out medical surveillance, what medical surveillance is required, the certificate of medical examination, record keeping, referral, RIDDOR, incidental exposure and remuneration.
5 years ago 5 years ago