n Risk Management - Medical surveillance challenges : occupational health and hygiene

Volume 2, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1817-6585


Extracted from text ... 1 JUNE 2006 Risk Management Medical surveillance is a planned programme, based on a risk assessment, rendering informative results, according to the Mine Health and Safety (MH&S) Act. It consists of initial and other medical examinations at appropriate intervals, including biological monitoring (where indicated) and medical tests of employees exposed to hazards, either required by law or according to best practice resulting from assessed risks. Medical surveillance is one component of occupational health (OH) practice. The general emphasis in medicine is on the absence of disease, instead of the proper emphasis of OH that is on health risks in ..

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