What are safety critical worker medicals?
Safety critical medicals are in-depth medicals designed to ensure that anyone who may be undertaking safety-critical tasks is fit to do so.
This is to help ensure the safety of themselves and others in accordance with The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
Medigold provide Safety Critical Medicals Across the UK that comply with all the latest Legislation and National Standards
Find out more about our Safety Critical Medicals
Why do you need safety critical medicals?
UK employers have a duty of care to prevent the ill-health of, or injury to, their employees. This is an even higher priority in jobs with safety critical tasks.
Our medicals make sure that safety critical workers are not suffering from medical conditions or undergoing any medical treatment which could cause a sudden loss of consciousness or incapacity, impairment of awareness, concentration, balance or coordination or significant limitation of mobility.
What type of employee requires a safety critical medical?
The following employees all require a safety critical medical:
- Fork-lift Truck Operators
- Any employee working at heights
- Any employee working in a confined space
- Lone workers
- Night workers
What is covered in the medical?
- General Health questionnaire
- General Screening (BMI, BP and Urine)
- COSHH Respiratory
- Audio – Full Audio
- Distance vision assessment
- Colour vision assessment
- Skin assessment
- Safety Critical Assessment
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