Health surveillance is a process, required under various health & safety regulations (including COSHH) to systematically detect and assess early signs of work related ill health in employees exposed to certain health risks.
Some forms of Health Surveillance are required by law. Other forms of Health Surveillance are undertaken as good practice.
Main areas of concern are:
Implementation of best practice is typically set up at the commencement of a business in order to prevent unnecessary illness or injury and in the main includes tutoring employees the most sensible way to handle hazardous material.
Nowadays, several industries manage the handling of chemicals, fumes, dust, vapours, mist and gasses and necessitate training in order that workers will handle them safely. In addition this assists with guaranteeing that workplaces are functioning in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.